Regarding the Canadian Grain Commission’s (CGC) two pilot programs involving sampling grain in containers: Under the Accredited Container Sampling Program grain companies can submit an official sample from their container for official CGC inspection through a private sector inspector accredited by the CGC.
Under the Certified Container Sampling Program grain companies take their own samples from containers. The CGC trains the grain company staff to take samples following CGC sampling procedures. This program results in an official grade from the CGC. However, the certificate issued notes that the grade is based on a submitted sample drawn by the company following CGC sampling procedures.
Incomplete information appeared in last week’s edition. [email protected]