Archived - Food Recall and Emergency Response
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The information in this section is for for the food industry. Consumer information about food recalls and food safety is found at:
The CFIA coordinates food emergency response across Canada. Our top priority is timely and effective response to food safety emergencies. We have established a 24-hour service standard to respond to all Class One food recalls.
Notify the CFIA immediately when you suspect that your firm has sold, distributed or imported a product that may pose a serious risk to consumers.
What information is available?
- CFIA Framework for Food Safety Investigation and Response
- CFIA notification and recall contact list
- Food Investigation Response Manual
- Foodborne Illness Outbreak Response Protocol (FIORP)
- Food recalls and allergy alerts
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