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Inspect and Protect

Inspect and Protect

By Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Welcome to Inspect and Protect, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) official podcast all about food safety and plant and animal health.

Every few weeks, we’ll bring you a new episode exploring the exciting, innovative work of our experts spread out across the country, and how it impacts you and your family. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode.

Check out some of our other stories on Chronicle 360 to learn more about what we do and how we do it. It’s all at: inspection.gc.ca/Chronicle360
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How Canada is keeping its pigs safe: African swine fever
African swine fever, a deadly disease that impacts only pigs, is spreading rapidly across the globe. Luckily, it has never been detected in Canada. In this episode, we hear about the unprecedented efforts being made to prevent this fatal animal disease from entering the country and to protect our $24 billion pork industry.
15:58
August 26, 2021
I found a bug in my food!
Ever find something unexpected in your food... like bugs, plastic or glass? Listen to our conversation with food safety specialist Fred Jamieson as he shares his strangest finds, how these issues happen, and why it's important to report your concerns.
17:26
June 23, 2021
Community science: more than a hobby
You don’t consider yourself a scientist? Think again. We all have a role to play in protecting the plants and trees in our gardens, parks and neighbourhoods. We spoke with Dr. Pierre Bilodeau about why it’s important to report unusual sightings to the CFIA, and how apps can help you make discoveries in your own backyard.
16:36
May 6, 2021