My name is Kiersten DeViller, and I'm in my third year studying Biology at Carleton University. My summer was filled with new experiences and so many beetles, so here's a little snapshot of what it looked like.
Use these tips to make the most of your groceries and waste less food at home.
Follow these simple tips to reduce food waste.
Packing lunches can be hard enough, but ensuring that your child is sent to school with allergy-friendly lunches is an even bigger challenge. Pack lunches and snacks with confidence by following these tips.
Have food allergies? Check out these 5 tips on how to read food labels when shopping with allergies.
If you're stocking up on firewood to keep warm this winter, buy it where you'll burn it to prevent the spread of plant pests.
Tips for managing pigs on new farms and as a pig owner. Learn about housing requirements, proper feeding practices, and biosecurity measures for pig management. Ensure the well-being of your pigs and protect them from diseases with expert guidance.
The 2021 BSL4ZNet conference brought together experts from around the world. Learn more about this CFIA-led network and the role of science diplomacy in protecting human and animal health.
Learn how welcoming a student at our Burnaby Laboratory sparked a journey towards inclusivity that created more accommodating workspaces for current and future scientists.
In my job, dealing with animal diseases and outbreaks is rewarding. Even when there are no active outbreaks, I’m always thinking of how Canada can prepare. And that’s why I work at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
The CFIA's Centre for Plant Health will soon be home to a state-of-the-art scientific facility. Discover the fascinating century-old records and artifacts that volunteers unearthed as construction gets underway.
For Generation Z (including me), choosing a career path and entering the workforce can be intimidating. Here's how a co-op student opportunity at the CFIA opened my eyes to the fascinating world of communications in the Government of Canada.
Outstanding in their field: meet Ashley Balchin and Renée Cloutier, CFIA plant breeders' rights examiners
Plant breeding helps boost new crop varieties, yields, tolerance to disease and nutritional value for the food we grow. Here’s how two CFIA experts support innovations that benefit shoppers, farmers and other countries.
I can’t think of a time when I didn’t want to be a veterinarian. After 20 years in private practice, here’s how I’m helping to protect your health while paving the way for the next generation of veterinarians and inspectors.
With the help an online tool, scientists at the CFIA’s Charlottetown Laboratory can quickly pinpoint plant pathogens based on their DNA. That’s great news for our crops and ecosystems!
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