Food and nutrition

Food recalls and safety standards. Canada’s food guide and tips for healthy eating. Allergies and intolerances. How we monitor and measure food consumption.

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Food guides and healthy eating

Canada’s food guides, tips for healthy eating and food safety. Nutrition for different ages and stages in life.

Food labels

How to understand food labels. Recent changes to food labelling. Industry requirements.

Food recalls, risks and outbreaks

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

Food allergies and intolerances

Common food allergies and how to avoid a reaction. Food intolerances and celiac disease.

Food and safety standards

How to meet standards for imports, exports, production, packaging, and distribution. Catering, restaurants and retail.

Nutrition science and research

How to assess and plan healthy diets. How Canada measures and reports on food security. Data on nutrient values.


What we are doing


Check out updates to food labelling

Find out more about food labelling changes and how you can use this information to make healthier choices.

Revising Canada’s food guide

Provide input on healthy eating habits.

Provide input on healthy eating habits.

Healthy eating for children

Restricting marketing of unhealthy foods to children.

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