Canadian Poultry Magazine

Canada updates Salmonella testing

By Food Safety Magazine   

News Consumer Issues

Regulations for hatcheries, poultry breeders to Align With U.S., EU.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has amended its Health of Animals Regulations to better prevent and control foodborne illnesses associated with poultry and eggs, citing the need for national consistency, modernization, and alignment with global trading partners.

The amendments were made as part of an effort to modernize Canada’s regulation of hatchery and supply flock operators to reflect the most current industry approaches, emerging health risks, and regulatory changes made by Canada’s trading partners.

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