CFIA is ordering its staff to work in facilities that are not safe, and without the proper personal protective gear.
The Prime Minister’s announcement today concerning safety in food processing plants completely misses the mark
Sixty-seven people associated with the operations of one of Canada’s largest beef slaughter facilities have tested positive for COVID-19
Federal and provincial authorities have been slow to safeguard inspection
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is wrong to assert that the Harmony meat plant was shut down because federal inspectors refuse to work there
No more gross payback for overpayments.
Two of the four major land crossings from the US into Canada in the Niagara Region are unattended by inspectors from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The great majority of Canadians reject the Harper government’s policy of permitting the food processing industry to police its own safety practices.
Every meat slaughter inspection group in Toronto and throughout Ontario is working short-handed, often operating below staffing levels required to ensure meat packing houses are following all safety requirements.
Weatherill food safety measures unraveling – Meat for Canadians inspected less than product destined for export
According to CFIA forecasts, the current government plans to cut spending on food safety by 21% by 2016–17. This will translate to staff cuts of 16.5%, or 548 positions.