Food and nutrition

Food safety, food recalls, Canada's food guide, allergies and intolerances, safety standards, how we monitor and measure food consumption.

Services and information

COVID-19 and food and nutrition

COVID-19 and food safety, healthy eating during the pandemic, information and resources for food industry in relation to COVID-19.

Canada's food guide

Food guide snapshot, healthy eating recommendations, recipes, tips and resources.

Food safety

Safety tips for all food types, information to protect those who are vulnerable to food poisoning.

Food labels

How to read food labels, recent changes to food labelling, industry requirements.

Food allergies and gluten-related disorders

Common food allergies, gluten-related disorders like celiac disease, and how to avoid a reaction.

Supplemented foods

Supplemented food labels, regulations, how to report a concern.

Fortified foods

Foods with added vitamins, mineral nutrients and amino acids (fortified foods), and Canada’s approach to fortification.

Food recalls, risks and outbreaks

Food recalls, how Canada monitors food-borne illness, causes of food poisoning.

Genetically modified (GM) foods and other novel foods

Safety and labelling of genetically modified foods, completed safety assessments, requesting a novelty determination, transparency initiative

Food and safety standards

How to meet safety standards, imports, exports, production, packaging, distribution, catering, restaurants, retail.

Nutrition science, research and monitoring

How to assess and plan healthy diets, how Canada measures and reports on food security, data on nutrient values and monitoring of food advertising to children.



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