The CFIA and FDA have officially agreed that the food safety systems of Canada and the U.S. offer similar levels of protection
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the findings of a U.S. audit of Canada’s meat, poultry and egg inspections systems paint an inaccurate picture, however, according to a Globe and Mail report
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is contributing $323,000 to support the initiative
Canada, the U.S. and Japan slowly begin lifting restrictions on the movement of live poultry and poultry meat after a deadly outbreak of avian flu in Canada and the U.S. this past winter and spring
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are working on a joint food safety system to ensure comparable outcomes and reduce duplication
The CFIA says it worked with the Canadian and U.S. meat industries, as well as with the USDA to update their respective manuals
The CFIA and the U.S. have negotiated an agreement allowing high-quality IVF bovine embryos to enter Canada
Early this year the Canadian Food Inspection Agency published responses to industry feedback received in 2013. The CFIA provided more detail about how it hopes to operate under its new terms of reference. Here is a short list.
The CFIA’s National Microbiological Monitoring Program conducts thousands of tests each year. In 2011-2012 it found 98 per cent of our food was safe
The funding is going to the Canadian Agri Traceability Services to develop a national livestock traceability data service
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