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About the CFIA Scientific Integrity Policy

As the largest federal science-based regulator, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is proud of the vital work our scientists and researchers do. The CFIA Scientific Integrity Policy reaffirms our commitment to openness, transparency and public dissemination of science and research to give Canadians confidence in government decision-making. It is important that employees, partners and Canadians understand the role of CFIA research and scientific activities in safeguarding Canada's food, plant and animal resources.

The spirit of the policy applies broadly across the agency. It aims to foster a culture that supports and promotes scientific integrity in the design, conduct, management, review and communication of research, science, and related activities.

CFIA employees and those contracted by the CFIA are expected to adhere to the policy and the following key principles:

Read the full CFIA Scientific Integrity Policy

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