Managing cases of non-compliance of unauthorized plant products derived through biotechnology

Under Canadian legislation, the presence of an unauthorized product in the marketplace or environment constitutes regulatory non-compliance. In such a case, the CFIA and/or Health Canada evaluate the risk associated with the non-compliance. The CFIA would then determine which risk management options and compliance actions are required.

Detection of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant wheat in Alberta

The CFIA has examined an isolated finding of a few genetically modified wheat plants in Alberta.

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