Food safety

Learn safety tips for all food types. Also find information to protect those who are vulnerable to food poisoning, including facts on food allergies and recalls.

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General food safety tips

Handling, storing and preparing food, and information about pesticides, food safety, labels and allergies.

Food safety for vulnerable populations

How to prevent food poisoning in seniors, children, pregnant women and those with weak immune systems.

Meat, poultry, fish and seafood safety

Cooking tips for meat, poultry, eggs, fish and seafood.

Food safety for fruits and vegetables

Handling fruits and vegetables to prevent food poisoning, and the health risks of unpasteurized juice and cider.

Milk and infant formula

About powdered infant formula and raw (unpasteurized) milk.

Seasonal food safety

Food safety risks for each season, including the school year, summer, Halloween and holiday season.

Food allergies

About food allergies and sensitivities, including celiac disease, and common allergens and allergen labelling.

Food recalls

Foods that have been recalled, Canada's role in food safety and what you as a consumer can do to help.

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