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2019-09-11 Food Safety Testing Bulletin

September 2019
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One of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) top priorities is to protect consumers by safeguarding Canada's food supply. The Agency verifies that industry is meeting federal food safety requirements and conducts sampling and testing to detect food safety risks.

Monitoring the levels of chemical and microbiological hazards, undeclared allergens and gluten in the food supply helps CFIA identify food safety hazards and develop risk management strategies to minimize potential risks to Canadians.

When non-compliance is found, CFIA takes appropriate action. These actions may include notifying the manufacturer or importer, requesting a corrective action, additional inspections, conducting further directed sampling or product seizure and/or recall.

Allergen reports

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Undeclared Peanuts in Hummus (2014-2015)

A targeted survey analyzed 200 samples of hummus for undeclared peanuts. None of the samples tested were found to contain any undeclared peanuts.

A complete list of the CFIA's food safety testing reports is available.


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