Food safety monitoring and surveillance

Canada's role in food safety and monitoring and estimating outbreaks due to food-borne illness. Also, how consumers can help.

Services and information

Role of government and industry in food safety

Government of Canada policies, regulations and safety standards that protect Canadians from food poisoning.

The consumer role in food safety

How to report a food safety concern or complaint and how we investigate complaints. 

Tools used in the management of food-borne illness outbreaks

Federal, provincial and territorial protocols for responding to food-borne illness outbreaks.

Food-borne illness in Canada

Causes of food-borne illness and how Canada estimates the number of related illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths.

FoodNet Canada

About FoodNet Canada and its role in monitoring food-borne illness.

What we are doing

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