Food and nutrition
Services and information
Canada’s food guides, tips for healthy eating and food safety. Nutrition for different ages and stages in life.
How to understand food labels. Recent changes to food labelling. Industry requirements.
Food recalls and how Canada monitors food-borne illness. The causes of food poisoning.
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.
How to meet standards for imports, exports, production, packaging, and distribution. Catering, restaurants and retail.
How to assess and plan healthy diets. How Canada measures and reports on food security. Data on nutrient values.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Canada's Food Guide
- Food safety for pregnant women
- Sodium Reduction in Processed Foods in Canada: An Evaluation of Progress toward Voluntary Targets from 2012 to 2016
- Food safety information for children ages 5 and under
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