Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Expert Advisory Committee

The Expert Advisory Committee provides the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) with objective professional and technical advice on key issues related to the CFIA's three business lines: food safety, animal health and plant health.

The committee could be engaged to

  • link into academic and scientific research,
  • comment on proposals for CFIA program and policy frameworks,
  • comment on CFIA priorities and risk management strategies,
  • provide insight into industry and international trends and developments, and
  • advise on selected issues as requested by the CFIA.

The committee reports to the Agency through the CFIA's President, who is the chair of the committee.


The committee's members occupy diverse senior positions or are experts in their field in the public, private and academic sectors. The initial members are as follows.

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