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ARCHIVED - 2010 Canada’s World Ranking on Food Safety (Table 2)

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(Compared)

Country Average rank Consumer Affairs Rank Consumer Affairs Grade Biosecurity Rank Biosecurity  Grade Governance
and Recalls
Rank
Governance
and Recalls
Grade
Australia 6.25 5 Average 11 Average 2 *Superior
Austria 9 16 Poor 5 **Average 9 *Average
Belgium 9.25 11 Poor 15 Poor 7 *Average
Canada 7.25 2 Superior 11 Average 1 Superior
Denmark 3.5 3 *Superior 1 Superior 8 Average
Finland 7.75 14 Poor 1 Superior 15 Poor
France 11.25 9 *Average 14 **Poor 13 Poor
Germany 10.5 13 Poor 5 **Average 12 Poor
Ireland 11 4 Average 13 **Poor 14 Poor
Italy 11.25 17 Poor 15 **Poor 10 *Average
Japan 7.5 8 Average 8 **Average 4 *Superior
Netherlands 8.75 6 **Average 17 Poor 5 **Average
Norway 9.25 10 **Poor 3 Superior 10 Average
Sweden 10.25 11 Poor 4 Superior 15 Poor
Switzerland 12 14 **Poor 7 **Average 15 **Poor
United Kingdom 6.75 7 **Average 9 **Average 6 **Average
United States 7.25 1 Superior 9 Average 3 Superior

*Increased Grade
**Decreased Grade

Excerpts from 2010 Food Safety Performance, Prepared by Dr. Sylvain Charlebois -Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, with Glenn MacKay - May, 2010.

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