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eDNA: another tool in the toolbox

From the lab to the field, environmental DNA (eDNA) is a powerful technology that quickly detects the presence (or absence) of pathogens in the food, plants and animals all around us. (December 2020)


Your opinion matters

The CFIA is well acquainted with Canadians and businesses across the country as it reaches out for feedback on its services, regulations and role in food safety and plant and animal health. Here's how the information collected through public opinion research helps us serve you better. (May 2021)

Coming soon: Inspect and Protect

Welcome to the CFIA's official podcast all about food safety and plant and animal health. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode. (March 2021)

Riding the e-commerce wave: be aware of risks of some online purchases

Canadians have been making record-high e-commerce purchases since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before placing your next order, be aware of the risks and responsibilities that come with purchasing food, plant and animal products. (March 2021)

Tiny seeds you buy online can cause big trouble

As you dream about planting your garden to beautify your home or grow your own food, remember that those tiny seeds you buy online could harm our environment and economy. (March 2021)

Meet Olga Pena, CFIA science specialist

As we celebrate International Women's Day, a day to reflect on the progress made on gender equality, let's not forget the many inequalities that still exist for women and girls in science, especially those from under-represented groups. Here's my story. (March 2021)

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