Food safety fact sheets and infographics

Each year Canadians become ill from the foods they eat. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, together with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada, works in close cooperation with health authorities to protect the public from preventable health risks related to food.

These are tips to help consumers handle food products safely and use labels to make informed decisions:

Fact sheets


Additional information

Food safety for vulnerable populations (Health Canada)

Prevent food poisoning in seniors, children, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems by following these food safety tips for vulnerable populations.

General food safety tips (Health Canada)

Protect your family with food safety tips for handling, storing, cooking, barbecuing and reheating food.