No One Minding The Store
According to the audit, “CFIA Management of Imported Food Safety has deficiencies that represent multiple areas of risk exposure requiring significant improvement related to the governance, control and risk management processes.”
“This is a sweeping condemnation which essentially found that little is being done to control the safety of imported foods. We believe this is another symptom of a critically under resourced food safety system,” said Bob Kingston, President of the Agriculture Union – PSAC which represents federal food inspectors.
What can you do? Lots. Talk to the manager of your grocery store and to your MP. Our health and welfare is much too important to ignore, don’t you think?