Canada Food Safety

Do You Know About These New Food Safety Regulations?

Steven Burton | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada
Steven Burton

Self-policing has proven to be inadequate in the past as some food producers took an overly optimistic view of risk, dismissing (or unaware of) potential hazards to the extent that food safety was compromised. This is why the CFIA feels that external inspections by a regulatory agency are so important.

Auditor General: Serious Shortcomings In Food Safety System

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - If there was a common thread running through auditor general Michael Ferguson's latest report to Parliament, it was foot dragging by the fede...

Cracking Down On E. Coli

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Canada's food watchdog is planning to impose tougher rules to deal with the threat of E. coli in slaughterhouses.Agriculture Minister Gerr...

Canada's Food Safety Rules Not Much Use If Not Followed: Experts

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada

Veteran cattleman George Graham has a common-sense solution for how to prevent a repeat of an E. coli outbreak and extensive product recall in the fal...

Tory Cuts Put Public Safety At Risk Says Mulcair

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Politics

HAMILTON - The Harper government's cuts to public service jobs are putting Canadians at risk, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair warned Sunday as he vowed to defe...

Daniel Tencer

Tories’ Decision To Stop Policing Food Labels Threatens Canadians: Union | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Business

The federal government’s decision to stop policing nutrition claims on food labels threatens Canadians’ health and leaves consumers with little re...