Guidance to Meat Slaughter and Processing Establishments on Prevention and Response to Suspect and Confirmed COVID-19 Plant Employees

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Effective Date This guidance takes effect on March 31, 2020. Introduction The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada’s people, environment and economy. The CFIA will continue to deliver critical services that serve to preserve the integrity …

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

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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 …

Biosecurity to avoid COVID-19 spread

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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 …

What is Biosecurity?

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When people hear the word bio-security, they don’t tend to think of farm animals first. Their minds will usually go straight to thoughts of terrorism and national security threats. The term bio-security actually has its roots deep in the livestock and farming community. To make it simple,  “bio” means “life” and “security” is protection. …