Cuts to Canadian Food Inspection Agency risk food safety

by GAIL JOHNSON on AUG 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM

little girl pointing to horse image in butcher shopDESPITE A RECENT announcement from the federal government that it’s shoring up the country’s food-inspection system, not everyone has confidence in the safety of what Canadians are putting on their plates.

On June 17, the Harper government declared that it had installed “inspection verification teams” within the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to target food establishments such as slaughterhouses and other meat-production facilities.

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One comment

  1. Their are some things you do not cut for any reason when so many are at stake.

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