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Understanding Canadian Food Safety Guidelines and the Food Recall System

Big Question

How does the food recall system in Canada keep consumers safe? What are the health and financial impacts of food recalls?

  • students will use a variety of current resources from the Canadian government to evaluate how the Canadian food supply is kept safe for consumers.
  • students will research recent food recalls and evaluate the Canadian government's approach to balancing health concerns for consumers and financial impacts on producers.
  • students will analyze the impact of food recalls on human health and the financial security of the food production industry.

What happens when food is recalled?