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Pass the Mic: talking about celiac disease

You ask, we answer. Experts from the Canadian Celiac Association and the CFIA answer a question about how both organizations work to support and protect those who need to steer clear of gluten. (February 2021)


What are those white spots on your chocolate?

Have you ever opened a chocolate treat that didn’t look quite right? Appearances can be deceiving. Here are some chocolate-related natural occurrences you may not be aware of. (April 2021)

Putting honey to the test

Canadians love their honey—but like other foods, honey could be misrepresented. If sugars are added and not declared on the label, that is a form of food fraud. Here’s how we test honey to make sure it’s authentic. (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)

Getting food exports ready for takeoff

Widespread border closures and other measures taken by the world's major economies due to the COVID-19 pandemic have had a significant impact on global trade. To counter this, the CFIA is finding innovative solutions to facilitate uninterrupted trade and supporting industry’s access to foreign markets. (March 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)

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