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Canadian innovation is helping CFIA fast track technology that tests animals for coronaviruses

Through Innovative Solutions Canada, the CFIA can leverage cutting-edge research, technology and products put forward by Canadian small businesses to solve problems. (September 2020)


The CFIA leads a new approach to One Health risk assessment for SARS-CoV-2

In early 2020, the first reports of pet dogs and cats testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 came to light from various countries. Veterinary science specialists at the CFIA recognized the need for rapid analysis of risks at the human-animal-environment interface to inform decision-making. (February 2021)

Riding the e-commerce wave: be aware of risks of some online purchases

Canadians have been making record-high e-commerce purchases since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before placing your next order, be aware of the risks and responsibilities that come with purchasing food, plant and animal products. (January 2021)

eDNA: another tool in the toolbox

From the lab to the field, environmental DNA (eDNA) is a powerful technology that quickly detects the presence (or absence) of pathogens in the food, plants and animals all around us. (December 2020)

Myth versus fact: defining the role of the CFIA Inspector General

In this podcast, the CFIA's Inspector General, Scott Rattray, clears up common misconceptions about inspection activities while discussing his role at the Agency. (November 2020)

It's been one year of Chronicle 360

We look forward to bringing you even more articles, podcasts, videos and vlogs that cover CFIA from every angle. (November 2020)

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