Boat-to-plate traceability mandate commitment: Closed consultation
Current status: Closed
This consultation ran from August 13, 2021 to December 11, 2021.
The Minister of Health's mandate letter introduced a commitment to develop a boat-to-plate traceability program to help Canadian fishers to better market their high-quality products. The Government of Canada was seeking feedback to inform effective approaches to deliver on this commitment.
Who was the focus of this consultation
The Government of Canada engaged with:
- consumer and industry associations
- indigenous stakeholders
- non-government organizations
- other fish and seafood stakeholders
Key themes for discussion
The Government of Canada sought your input on the following key themes:
- consumer protection and food safety (as it relates to fish and seafood)
- sustainability and fisheries management related to traceability and combatting global illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
- market access, trade, and marketing of Canadian fish and seafood
Input will further inform effective approaches to deliver on the mandate commitment.
Policy and Programs Branch
Food Program Integration Division
1400 Merivale Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0Y9
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