CFIA RSS Feeds
Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) offers you numerous RSS news feeds. Each news item includes the headline or title, a summary of the news article and a link to the full text document found on the Web site. Check instructions on adding a news feed to your News Reader or aggregator
- Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
- Allergy alerts (eggs) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (fish / seafood) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (milk) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (other) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (nuts / peanuts) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (sesame) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (soy) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (sulphites) and health hazards
- Allergy alerts (wheat) and health hazards
- Health hazard alerts (non-allergy) only
- News Releases / Information Bulletins
- Prosecution Bulletins
- What's New
- Animal Updates
Instructions on adding a news feed to your News Reader or aggregator
Using your mouse right click on the RSS link. In the Microsoft I.E. browser "copy shortcut" and in Netscape and Firefox browsers "Copy Link Location" from the pop-up menu that appears. Launch your news aggregator or news reader application and paste the news feed URL into an "add new feed" window. Detailed instructions on how to add news feeds are included in the news reader application that you choose. When news items are published by CFIA your news reader/aggregator will let you know through a small pop-up window or other alert device. If you close your news reader/aggregator, you will not be advised of updates until the next time you open it. Unlike e-mail subscriptions, you are not required to provide personal information or an e-mail address to benefit from receiving news from the CFIA.
What is RSS?
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) or as some refer to it, Real Simple Syndication, is an XML-based format for content distribution in real time. CFIA RSS feeds will include the date, title, summary and a link to the full news article. If after reading a summary you want to view the full text, simply link to the full text document found on the CFIA Web site.
News aggregators / News readers
There are numerous RSS news aggregators / news readers available for free download or for purchase on the Internet.
- RSS Readers for Windows
- RSS Readers for MAC
- RSS Readers for Linux
- RSS Readers for Handhelds
- Browser Based RSS Newsreaders
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