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Food fraud

Food fraud can happen when food is misrepresented. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working to combat food fraud in Canada.

Services and information

What is food fraud

Definition and examples of food fraud.

CFIA's role

What the CFIA is doing to combat food fraud.

Consumer's role

How food fraud impacts consumers and what they can do about it.

Industry's role

What industry can do to combat food fraud.

Fish and seafood labelling and traceability

Buying fish and seafood, combatting fraud and understanding industry requirements.

Report a concern

Report a food fraud related concern.

Videos, podcasts and articles

Exploring food fraud and its impact on consumers and the economy.


Results from CFIA's sampling and testing high-risk food products.

Latest updates

News releases, notices to industry.


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