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Food Science

Resources for Food Science

Food Regulations & Government Agencies

Food Legislation & Regulation & International Standards

The Canadian Food & Drugs Act.
Note: Documents accessed via this site are not official versions and are for reference only.

This page is a list of regulations that pertain to the CFIA, and most are external links to the Department of Justice website.

Check here for changes to regulations pertaining to the CFIA.

Department of Justice Laws website

Canadian Agencies

The Food Safety Enhancement Program (FSEP) is the CFIA's approach to encourage and support the development, implementation and maintenance of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems in all federally registered establishments. Provides various resources for HACCP systems, including:
* HACCP Generic Models - Guides for the design of specific HACCP systems for food establishments
* Food Safety Enhancement Program Manual
* Amendments to the Food Safety Enhancement Program Manual
* List of HACCP Recognized Establishments

U.S. & International Agencies

Leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy.

Associations & Foundations

Food Product Labelling

Canadian Food Labelling

Standard created by the Canadian General Standards Board. In recognition of heightened interest regarding foods that are and are not products of genetic engineering, countries and international bodies have examined approaches for identifying such foods through labelling, to assist consumers in making informed food choices.
U.S. Food Labelling