Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canada has faced questions from US auditors over carcass inspection protocol

US audit questions Canadian meat inspection

By Oscar Rousseau

A US Department of Agriculture (USDA) audit of Canadian meat, poultry and egg inspection systems has raised "significant questions" that “need to be addressed”.

USDA gives Canada low score on meat audits

USDA criticises Canadian meat inspection

By Line Svanevik

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has given Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) the lowest of three scores on its meat audits.

CFIA suspends Capital Packers licence amid listeria recall

Canadian meat firm’s licence suspended

By Carina Perkins

A Canadian meat packer at the centre of the latest listeria monocytogenes recall has had its licence suspended by food safety officials.

Canada plans overhaul of meat inspection

Canada plans overhaul of meat inspection

By Carina Perkins

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published proposed amendments to its meat inspection regime, which would give meat processors greater freedom to trade inter-provincially and internationally.

Canadian food recalls up as inspections increase

Canadian food recalls up as inspections increase

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The number of food recalls in Canada has increased in the past year – and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says it is a trend that is likely to continue, as it boosts the number of inspectors and frequency of testing.


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