Detection of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant wheat in Alberta

The CFIA has examined an isolated finding of a few genetically modified wheat plants on an access road in southern Alberta. Based on extensive scientific testing, there is no evidence that this GM wheat is present anywhere else other than the isolated site where it was found. This finding presents no risks to food safety.

This page provides more information about this finding and the CFIA's work related to it.

Statements and updates


Information for producers

  • Fact sheet: Safeguarding Canadian Wheat
  • Resources and support in managing your operations to stay competitive and prepared for unforeseen situations:
    • Agricultural business management (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

Information for consumers

Information for trading partners

Reference material

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