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Produce safety

May 30, 2019 ... pathogens) can make you sick. Every year, thousands of Canadians get food poisoning. Because a lot of fresh produce is not cooked before being consumed, it's important to handle it safely to prevent it being contaminated with harmful microorganisms. Protect your family from food poisoning by following some simple rules. On this page: Health risks Safety tips

Cannabis Regulations

Jun 3, 2019 ... to specify them, by name or position, under that subsection. Marginal note:Checks 52 The Minister may, at any time, conduct checks that are necessary to determine whether an applicant for, or the holder of, a security clearance poses a risk to public health or public safety, including the risk of cannabis being diverted to an illicit market or activity. Such checks

Chief Veterinary Officer, Chief Food Safety Officer, Chief Plant Health Officer and Chief Science Operating Officer - Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Jul 15, 2019 ... infrastructure is positioned to effectively manage current and emerging disease threats in order to protect animal and human health. The Chief Food Safety Officer (CFSO) for Canada plays a key role in the development of policies, regulations and program design related to preventing and responding to food safety risks. The Chief Plant Health Officer (CPHO) for Canada

Substance use during summer events and festivals

Jun 21, 2019 ... with a small amount and wait until you feel the effects before taking more. Edible cannabis products can present unique health and safety risks. It takes longer to feel the effects of cannabis that you ingest compared to cannabis that you inhale. It can take up to four hours to feel the full effects, and consuming more within this time period can increase the risk

Mandatory reporting requirements for hospitals

Jun 26, 2019 ... adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents. Reports of serious ADRs and MDIs: promote the safe use of health products by Canadians may be the first sign of previously unrecognized rare or serious ADRs or MDIs help Canada take action against products that may pose a risk to health and safety What to report The mandatory reporting requirements for hospitals

Results at a glance - Evaluation of the Food Safety Program

Jul 16, 2019 ... making. Consider increasing outreach and education efforts to Canadians to help address various food safety knowledge and behaviour gaps. Response: Health Canada will review existing food safety risk communications to develop and implement a Food Safety Risk Communications Action Plan that is aligned with the Communications and Public Affairs Branch's overarching

Safety Reviews

Jul 4, 2019 ... was assessed, what was found and what action was taken by Health Canada, if any. Quick Links Stay Connected with Health Canada Subscribe to MedEffect Canada RSS Feeds Recent Summary Safety Reviews Propofol-containing products – Assessing the potential risk of prolonged erection of the penis (priapism) [2019-07-12] Fluoroquinolones - Assessing the potential risk

Food microbiology - Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Jul 17, 2019 ... risk pathogens, including E. coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella and Shigella. Microbiological testing The CFIA inspects, samples and tests food products that have a potential for health risks. Samples are analyzed based on the food safety standards that have been established by Health Canada and various international organizations, such as the Codex

Drugs and Health Products

Jun 26, 2019 ... strives to maintain a balance between the potential health benefits and risks posed by all drugs and health products. Our highest priority in determining the balance is public safety. Working together with other levels of government, health care professionals, patient and consumer interest groups, research communities and manufacturers, our department endeavours


Jun 19, 2019 ... Cannabis laws, process of legalization, cannabis in provinces and territories Cannabis health effects and risks Health effects, long-term, short-term, mental health, impairment, safety, addiction Medical use of cannabis Accessing cannabis for medical purposes, applying to be a licensed producer Producing and selling cannabis Apply for a cannabis licence, guidelines

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