Whenever livestock or poultry are slaughtered in BC to produce meat for human consumption, the person carrying out the slaughter, or the operator of the slaughter facility, is required to have a license. BC has a graduated licensing system.
Did you know that Health Canada has an office to help you if you have a concern, complaint, or enquiry about how the Department administers the Food and Drugs Act?
The Food and Drugs Act Liaison Office (FDALO) works to address issues between individuals, businesses, organizations and Health Canada related to the application of the Food and Drugs Act. The Office was created to increase openness and transparency between the Department and stakeholders like you.
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Food allergies among Canadians have received a great deal of media attention lately. Most allergic reactions to food are caused by nine categories of foods. Even trace amounts of those foods can cause a severe or life-threatening reaction in some people. It’s Your Health (IYH) has produced a new article on Food Allergies.
Please see this information from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade site. "As you may be aware, Canada and the European Union announced the launch of negotiations towards a comprehensive economic agreement on May 6, 2009, at the Canada-EU Summit. In order to ensure that Canadian priorities are taken into account during the negotiations, the Government of Canada is consulting with Canadian stakeholders with an interest in the EU market. The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) has now
The AgriProcessing Initiative (API) is part of the Agricultural Flexibility Fund announced in Budget 2009. The initiative is designed to enhance the competitiveness of the agri-processing sector in Canada. It supports agriprocessing projects that involve the adoption of new technologies and processes that are essential to sustaining and improving the sector’s position in today’s global marketplace.