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The consultation closed 2014-08-29

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-related activities under the Government's broad action plan to modernize food safety. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) proposed framework on Foreign Food Safety Systems Recognition explains Canada's approach in establishing confidence in the food safety systems of other countries.

How to get involved

Stakeholders may direct their comments or questions about this framework by email, with the words "Foreign Food Safety Systems Recognition" clearly indicated in the subject line, or by mail to:

Strategic Partnerships Division
1400 Merivale Road, Tower 1
Floor 6, suite 218
Ottawa, ON K1A 0Y9
Canada
Attn: Food Program Framework
CFIA-modernisation-ACIA@inspection.gc.ca

Comments received by August 29, 2014 will be considered as the CFIA finalizes its framework.

Thank you for your participation.

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