TITLE

Smarter inspection will improve food safety in Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Holley, Richard A.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p471
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article on food safety in Canada within the contexts of food-borne illness monitoring and food inspection. It says that Canada has insufficient food-borne disease surveillance programs and has only one food inspection agency which is the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. It stresses the need for a smart, risk-based food inspection to improve food safety, and it also offers steps for food safety improvement including development of inspection policy.
ACCESSION #
48913631

 

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