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Tag Archives: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

CFIA plans ‘soft approach’ to mandatory pig traceability program

CFIA plans ‘soft approach’ to mandatory pig traceability program From Better Farming The mandatory national pig traceability system became effective July 1, but the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be taking a soft approach to enforcement for up to a year after that date when dealing with people who can’t produce their pig movement records, […]

Canada Introduces Fines for Meat Safety Failures

Canada Introduces Fines for Meat Safety Failures From Food Safety News The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has amended its regulations so that it can fine meat processors for violations of food safety programs such as Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and non-food safety issues such as labeling and consumer protection. The new Administrative […]

Harper Government Further Strengthens Food Safety Oversight

Harper Government Further Strengthens Food Safety Oversight From Daily Commercial News On June 17, 2014, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced the implementation of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) Inspection Verification Teams to oversee the performance of Canada’s food safety system. Starting this month, six teams of three inspection verification officers will […]

Health Canada Takes Over Federal Responsibility for Food Inspection Agency

(The Globe and Mail Inc.) Responsibility for the agency that polices the safety of the country’s food supply is moving to Health Canada from Agriculture. The low-key reorganization will place responsibility for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency with the Health Department, alongside the Public Health Agency of Canada. The government says the move will bring […]

Recall: Delissio Pizza May Contain Pieces of Plastics

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestlé Canada Inc. are recalling the Delissio Pizza brand (Thin Crispy Crust Grilled Chicken and the Tomato & Spinach) because they may contain pieces of plastic. There have been no consumer complaints reported in Canada as of May 2, 2013. Our latest article “Out With The Old, In […]