In this podcast, we reach out to experts across the country to find your answers about travelling with food, alcohol labelling, pet food, chicken hatcheries, allergen recalls and more.
Every fall, produce such as romaine lettuce is grown and harvested in the United States then imported into Canada. Here’s how the CFIA helps to verify that it’s safe to eat.
Our scientists have been working to make routine tests more efficient, which can help free up resources for important research activities and potential food safety investigations.
Fish is one of the most commonly reported misrepresented foods worldwide. To combat this issue, our experts use DNA testing to detect mislabelled fish.
As an inspector specialist, I work behind the scenes to verify the safety of the food that ends up on Canadians' plates. Let’s pull back the curtain on how those products make their way from the farm to your fork.
The CFIA has touched Canadians' lives every single day for the last 25 years, whether you’re a traveller, farmer, rancher, gardener, pet owner or grocery shopper.
With leadership from the CFIA, Canada has been working to enhance an international agreement that supports the flow of food, animals and plants in today’s complex world.
There's a sticky situation out there. In this podcast, we discuss honey adulteration with Jake Berg, a Saskatchewanian beekeeper, and Carmen Leung, a policy and program leader at the CFIA.
Calling all travellers and online shoppers: it’s important to know the rules about what foods (and how much) you can bring into Canada.
Is your sweet tooth calling? As temperatures rise, so do many Canadians’ cravings for ice cream. Here are tips for enjoying cool treats if you have a food allergy or intolerance.
Electromagnetic radiation can provide a unique perspective on what’s in food and is useful in investigations into food safety, quality and potential fraud.
As a child, my mother gave me a toy farm for Christmas. Today, other CFIA veterinarians rely on me to diagnose diseases as we work together to protect Canada’s animals and food supply.
Here's how we inspect to protect you, your family, the environment and the economy.
Raised in Ottawa, I was privileged from a very young age with easy access to the natural world. Here’s how I followed my own trail towards working for Canada’s largest science-based regulator.
How does information collected through public opinion research help the CFIA to serve you better?
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