Food Program Framework

The consultation closed 2014-10-31

The Safe Food for Canadians Act will strengthen and streamline legislative authorities across all food in Canada, whether it is imported or prepared domestically. This will make food safer for Canadians families and increase trade opportunities for Canadian businesses. It will come into force when new regulations are adopted.

There are a number of initiatives and policy changes under the Government's broad action plan to modernize food safety. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) would like your feedback on its Food Program Framework.

The document describes how the Agency establishes its requirements to regulate all food commodities under a single program within the new federal legislation.

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