Fish is one of the most commonly reported misrepresented foods worldwide. To combat this issue, our experts use DNA testing to detect mislabelled fish.
CFIA scientists test food products to look for undeclared allergens and other hazards, like pesticides and bacteria, that could make you or your loved ones sick.
Here's how we inspect to protect you, your family, the environment and the economy.
Invasive species threaten our ecosystems and economy…and reproduce rapidly! That's why the CFIA is bringing digital tools into the wild to track them.
Invasive pests are responsible for billions of dollars in damage to Canada's trees. In August, help to protect the environment in your community.
Plants are key to eating, breathing and living! Let’s do our part to keep them healthy and protect life all around us.
Calling all students: do you love science? Are you wondering what to do with a science degree? Here’s how two CFIA experts got their careers started.
Canadians love their honey. But if sugars are added and not declared on the label, that is a form of food fraud. The CFIA tests honey to make sure it’s authentic.
Experts from the Canadian Celiac Association and the CFIA answer a question about how they work to protect those who need to steer clear of gluten.
From the lab to the field, environmental DNA (eDNA) is a powerful technology that quickly detects the presence (or absence) of pathogens.
Food fraud may occur when food is misrepresented—and it happens globally. Here's how the CFIA and the public can work together to combat it.
There's one big difference between Lacy and some other dogs: she has a job to do! Watch her in action helping to protect you, the economy and the environment.
A veterinarian with farming and private practice experience explains the benefits doing business online through My CFIA.
Some plants pose a real danger to the environment, and we have to stay one step ahead. That's where drones come in.
CFIA expert Fred Jamieson answers a question about retailers' role in telling consumers about food recalls.
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