Chronicle 360 - Food safety
Learn how a visit to a CFIA lab helped a group of students from the University of British Columbia with their project to develop a toxin detector that could help safeguard Canadian shellfish.
The ability to track a food product through the supply chain is a key step to maintaining the safety of food in Canada. It also helps ensure a timely response if a food safety issue is detected.
Since some of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) requirements were new to fresh fruits or vegetables, businesses in the sector have had extra time to comply.
New digital tools will allow CFIA and its partners to better anticipate, detect and respond to food safety events and emergencies by harnessing the power of shared data.
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Canada's beer and vodka compositional standards have been revised – allowing for industry to be more innovative and create new products that meet the needs of consumers.
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