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Ninja Tips

It's not always evident in everyday life to be aware of everything concerning health, food, fauna and flora, the environment and safety. This is why we have implemented a series of illustrations depicting Ben, an outgoing and experienced ninja, who suggests making good choices. The illustrations shown depict Ben demonstrating what to avoid and what to do.

Meet Ben

Image of a ninja in black with a blue headband and blue belt.

Ben is a ninja. He is meticulous, intelligent, intuitive and very flexible. Between karate and impossible missions, Ben is a sensitive soul that takes care of the environment, health, fauna and flora, security and many other important subjects.

Ben likes to be aware of his surroundings, which is why he regularly inquires about all the things he loves and keeps himself informed.

Ben also likes that things are done well, he likes to be perfect and never wrong.

And you, would you like to be a ninja like Ben?

Food

Food labelling allergen

Food labelling allergen

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Description for image – Food labelling allergen

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja has an allergic reaction by eating food from an unlabeled box that falls off his hands.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

Ben the ninja doesn't eat any old thing because he knows he has allergies ...

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Description for image – Food labelling allergen

The second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja scrutinizes the label of a box to learn about food.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He checks the labels before consuming food products!

Food safety concern

Food safety concern

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Description for image – Food safety concern

A first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja throws a chicken leg into a grey trash bin beside him with a hand on his mouth. The ninja has nausea.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

If Ben the ninja gets sick after biting into a food item, he doesn't throw it in the garbage and keep walking while feeling sick to his stomach…

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Description for image – Food safety concern

The second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja holds a chicken leg and speaks in a red phone with a question mark in a dialogue bubble.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He reports it to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. If he's in Quebec, he'll contact the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the organization responsible for reviewing all consumer concerns.

Safe internal cooking temperatures

Safe internal cooking temperatures

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Description for image – Safe internal cooking temperatures

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja wears a single pink oven mitt and holds a spatula.

The second mitten is falling to the ground. A steak is cooking on a small grey BBQ beside it.

He approaches the steak on the barbecue without an oven mitt and his finger extended to poke the steak to see if it is cooked.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

Ben the ninja never uses his fingers or his eyes to check if his meat is cooked ...

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Description for image – Safe internal cooking temperatures

The second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

A steak is cooking on a small grey BBQ beside it.

The ninja wears the two pink mitts and holds a digital cooking thermometer in one hand, a spatula in the other.

Text is written under the image:

He always uses a digital food thermometer!

Keep your fridge clean

Keep your fridge clean

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Description for image – Keep your fridge clean

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja stands next to a refrigerator.

The refrigerator door is open.

The inside of the refrigerator is dirty and the food is obsolete.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

Ben the ninja never lets his refrigerator get dirty and smell of rotting food...

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Description for image – Keep your fridge clean

The second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja stands next to a refrigerator.

The refrigerator door is open.

The interior of the refrigerator is clean and shiny, the food is fresh.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He keeps it clean to avoid bacteria and unpleasant odors!

Restaurant complaints

Restaurant complaints

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Description for image – Restaurant complaints

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja is angry and he holds a red phone at the end of his arm.

A dialogue bubble indicates that he is calling the CFIA to file a complaint.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

If Ben the ninja isn't satisfied with the cleanliness of a restaurant, he doesn't angrily call the CFIA ...

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Description for image – Restaurant complaints

A second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja holds a large blue sign that indicates who to contact in case of complaints.

The ninja approves this message by nodding.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He cheerfully contacts people who take care of these types of situations!

Plant

Don’t move firewood

Don't move firewood

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Description for image – Don't move firewood

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja drives a grey pick-up truck.

Firewood is piled up in the rear box of his vehicle.

There are small green insects on the firewood.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

Ben the ninja doesn't drive around with firewood from just anywhere...

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Description for image – Don't move firewood

A second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

With one finger the ninja raises firewood he has just bought and handles the money with another hand.

A small flag is planted in the wood with the word "local" written on it.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He buys the local wood to avoid invasive species!

Invasive species

Invasive species

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Description for image – Invasive species

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja holds a blue watering can and a small gardening tool.

He is kneeling in a garden with an invasive white and yellow plant in front of him.

Around him the plants are dead.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

Ben the ninja doesn't amuse himself by planting any old plant in his garden ...

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Description for image – Invasive species

A second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja looks at his cell phone and looks at the list of pests regulated by Canada.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He protects his plants by finding out about invasive plants before doing anything.

Importing

Importing food

Importing food

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Description for image – Importing food

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

A travel suitcase is opened in front of the ninja.

In his suitcase there are foods such as sausages, fish, vegetables, and cans.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

Ben the ninja doesn't fill his suitcase with food when he crosses borders…

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Description for image – Importing food

A second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja holds a large list of foods that can be imported into his hands.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He makes sure he always consults the authorized food list before travelling!

Pet Imports

Pet Imports

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Description for image – Importing or travelling with pets

The first image depicts a ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja stands with a bird in his hand.

Behind him stands a cat, two dogs, a hamster, a rabbit, and a horse that is covered with a sheet to be camouflaged.

A large grey X is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

If Ben the ninja decides to travel with his beloved pets, he doesn't go running around the airport with them without cages or documents...

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Description for image – Importing or travelling with pets

A second image depicts the ninja in black with a blue headband and a blue belt.

The ninja is sitting at a desk in front of a computer with a small bird on his head and a cat at his feet.

He consults the web page about importing or traveling with pets.

A large grey checkmark is affixed transparently on the image.

Text is written under the image:

He takes the time to go online to find out about the required regulations before he leaves.

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