As May is Allergy Awareness Month, the CFIA is raising awareness about the importance of proper food handling and labelling for priority food allergens
Health Canada and the CFIA have determined that the genetically modified AquAdvantage Salmon is as safe as conventional salmon
The CFIA and FDA have officially agreed that the food safety systems of Canada and the U.S. offer similar levels of protection
The CFIA and Canadian food labelling
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.
Gluten-free has spread like wildfire. In hot pursuit of sales, brand owners are jumping on the bandwagon and gluten-free products appear to have taken over the grocery aisles. Through participation in Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) conferences, I have learned a great deal…
The U.S. FDA has recently made it obvious that it is planning to introduce changes to nutrition labelling. The last major reform in this regard was in 1993. In contrast, mandatory nutrition labelling (MNL) was introduced in Canada in 2002,…
US-Canada to harmonize names of meat cuts
U.S. agency says CFIA needs improvements to maintain equivalence with American meat safety regulations
Religious food law and modern food law have points where their relationship intersects
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