The Ontario Food Safety System
The Ontario government is committed to strengthening a science-based food safety system that will protect public health and safety as well as enhance the competitiveness of the Ontario agri-food industry by better managing risk.
Ontario has an excellent record on food safety. This is in part because the government and agri-food industry have continually worked together to create a strong food safety system for the province. New technologies, scientific advances, changing diets, new food hazards and evolving trade requirements mean there is a constant need for renewal to minimize risks to both public health and the economy. Current food safety initiatives include:
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