Food poisoning and other risks

Bacteria that can cause food poisoning, food-borne chemical contaminants, and toxins found in plants and animals.

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Food poisoning

Food poisoning from E. coli, salmonella and other bacteria, and related illnesses like botulism and hepatitis A.

Chemical contaminants

Food-borne chemical contaminants and how Canada assesses their risks.

Natural toxins

Natural toxins in plants and animals and how Canada monitors them in your food supply.

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