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Food safety for industry

Standards and guidelines, regulatory requirements, traceability, packaging, investigation and response, testing bulletins, report a concern.

Services and information

Toolkit for businesses

Find out how the new regulations apply to your food business and what steps you need to take.


Rules for tracking the movement of food in the supply chain.

Food packing

How to make sure food stays safe during packaging.

Safety standards and guidelines

Guidance by food type, additives, maximum residue limits.

Food safety investigation and recall process

Triggers for an investigation which could lead to a recall.

Food safety testing reports and journal articles

Results of our sampling and testing to detect food safety risks.

How to prepare for a food recall

Recall procedure guide for food businesses.

Report a product concern

Contact us if you think your firm sold, distributed or imported a product that may pose a serious risk.

Food incident response process

Our process for food incidents and foodborne illness outbreaks.

Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response Protocol (FIORP)

How we work together during large foodborne illness outbreaks.

Industry guidance

Guidance for inspectors, partners and stakeholders to comply with applicable acts and regulations.

Food Safety Recognition Program

On-farm and post farm food safety systems developed by national industry organizations.

Canadian Food Safety Information Network (CFSIN)

A collaborative network of federal, provincial and territorial food safety authorities.