Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): CFIA information for industry

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working diligently to address the challenges and concerns raised by industry and consumers regarding COVID-19. The CFIA will continue to deliver critical services that serve to preserve the integrity of Canada’s food safety system while safeguarding its animal and plant resource base. Appropriate oversight of domestic production and imported food products are essential …

Biosecurity to avoid COVID-19 spread

Farmers can use their existing biosecurity expertise and protocol to help protect staff from COVID-19 As Canadians do their part to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, sterilization and social distancing are crucial in homes and essential workplaces that remain open. Livestock producers are no strangers to disease prevention, and can leverage that expertise to keep their barns …

Think You’re Disinfecting? Think Again.

Tips to make sure you are doing your part to stem the spread of COVID-19. While Canada is joining with most of the world in trying to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, a lot of the responsibility is falling on citizens to be diligent, wash their hands and clean and disinfect surfaces around their homes and workplaces. However, …