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How to Navigate Changes to the Country’s Food-Safety Rules

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CHALLENGE Changes to Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will undoubtedly mitigate food-safety risks for consumers, but, as...

New Food-Safety Regulations Come into Force

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OTTAWA — The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into effect today, ushering in...

Druxy’s Roast Beef Recalled Due to Listeria

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TORONTO — A recall has been posted for the roast beef served at Druxy's Famous Deli restaurants due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The...

CFIA Looks to Streamline Regulations Between Canada, United States

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OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking input on a new initiative that seeks to streamline regulations between Canada and the...

USDA Gives CFIA “Adequate” Grade

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (USDA and FSIS) has given Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) the lowest...

Toronto Star: Maple Lodge Farms Guilty of Animal Cruelty

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BRAMPTON, Ont. — Maple Lodge Farms violated federal animal health regulations after more than 1,500 chickens froze to death on their way to a...

CFIA to Change “Local-Food” Definition

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OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has adopted an interim policy for defining local food. The CFIA intends to conduct a review, with...

The Star: Tainted Horsemeat Can Enter Food Chain

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TORONTO — The Toronto Star’s undercover reporters have allegedly uncovered an ugly truth about how tainted horsemeat can pass through the system and end...

Wynne Challenges Local-Food Definition

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TORONTO — What is “local” food? According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), it’s defined as food originating 50 kilometres from where its...

Salmon Virus Worries Restaurateurs

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NOVA SCOTIA — Some Nova Scotia foodservice operators are concerned following recent reports that specific farmed salmon in the province has been found to...