Join the discussion: Boat-to-plate traceability mandate commitment
Current status: Open
Opened on August 13, 2021 and will close on 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 is seeking feedback to inform effective approaches to deliver on this commitment.
Join in: how to participate
We invite everyone to read the discussion paper: Boat-to-plate traceability mandate commitment, which describes key considerations and questions for developing a boat-to-plate traceability program for fish and seafood products.
Using the discussion paper as a guide, you can provide feedback in the following ways:
Complete the online questionnaire
Send an email to BTP-BAT@inspection.gc.ca with your ideas or comments to make yourself heard
Tip: When completing the questionnaire, open the consultation document in a separate tab for ease of reference.
Who is the focus of this consultation
The Government of Canada is seeking input from:
- consumer and industry associations
- indigenous stakeholders
- non-government organizations
- other fish and seafood stakeholders
Key themes for discussion
The Government of Canada is seeking 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
Your input will further inform effective approaches to deliver on the mandate commitment.
- Minister of Health's mandate letter
- Discussion paper: Boat-to-plate traceability mandate commitment
- Online questionnaire
Policy and Programs Branch
Food Program Integration Division
1400 Merivale Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0Y9
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