The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) works with various national and international bodies and not-for-profit organizations to meet food safety standards and improve awareness and consumer protection.
Audits of meat inspection
The CFIA conducts audits of the food safety systems of Canada's trading partners, including various elements of their meat inspection systems.
Memorandums of Cooperation and/or Understanding
The CFIA works with international counterparts to establish areas of common work, cooperation and understanding to be developed and/or accomplished in the near future.
- CFIA and the European Food Safety Authority
- CFIA and The United States Food And Drug Administration
Organic equivalency arrangements
The CFIA establishes organic equivalency arrangements with other countries after assessing and comparing each other’s regulatory systems and standards for consistency.
The CFIA works with other countries such as the United States to align regulatory approaches where possible in order to improve consistency and reduce their complexity and strengthen consumer protection.
Safe Food Canada – The Learning Partnership
The CFIA works with representatives from industry, government and academia to develop a national framework for all food workers in Canada to learn about safe food.
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