In June 2018, the Government of Canada announced the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations, which will protect Canadian families by making the food system even safer by focusing on prevention and allowing for faster removal of unsafe food from the marketplace.
Collaboration between Canadian governments, industry, academia and other partners in plant health is essential to protect our resources from new and emerging risks, drive innovation and ensure that Canadian industry remains competitive and sustainable.
Today, the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for Canada and OIE Delegate for Canada, Dr Jaspinder Komal, welcomes the evaluation of Canada’s veterinary services that was published today by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the global standard-setting body for animal health and welfare.
Canadians want to know that the food they eat is safe. The speed, volume and complexity of food production have produced significant new risks and challenges, which require continual improvement to our food safety system.
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The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will provide an update on the Government of Canada's latest actions to improve food safety.