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1

Which federal agency is mandated to safeguard Canada's food supply and the plants and animals upon which safe and high quality food depend on?
A) CFIA
B) Health Canada
C) Public Health Agency of Canada
D) Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

A) CFIA

2

(T/F) The CFIA administers and enforces several acts set by Health Canada on food safety and nutritive value

T

3

Describe the relationship between the CFIA and Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

The CFIA is led by a president who reports to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

4

(T/F) Under the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act, the Public Health Agency of Canada is responsible for the CFIA and its operations

F
The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is responsible

5

Who does the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada report to?

The Parliament

6

Name some acts enforced by the CFIA

-CFIA Act
-Feeds Acts
-Health of Animals Act
-Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act

7

What model is used the regulate the practices of food service and food retail operations?

Food Retail and Food Services Regulation
(FRFSR)

8

What has the FRFSR collaborated with?

Food Retail and Food Service Code (FRFSC)

9

What does FRFRSC stand for?

Food Retail and Food Services Regulation and Code

10

What does the FRFRSC include?

General info and guidelines to help foodservice managers and operators operate their establishment.

11

What is the goal of the FRFRSC?

To establish universal learning outcomes that will help standardize food-handler educational courses and evaluation criteria.

12

What has the most influence on the daily operation of foodservice and food retail operations?

Provincial, territorial and local agencies

13

(T/F) Food inspection agencies only at the provincial level, and not at the municipal level, have the authority to test food safety and have it destroyed.

F
All levels have authority to test and destroy food

14

____ passed by the province/territory gives local health departments power to enforce the ____

Legislation
CFIA

15

(T/F) When considering building or renovating a foodservice or food retail establishment, operators are required to submit a copy of plans to provincial jurisdiction for approval.

F
Must submit copy of plans to local jurisdiction

16

(T/F) A regulatory agency may allow a restaurant to vary from the local food legislation

T

17

When are agencies allowed to make exceptions?

When they are certain that the restaurants practices are based on scientific principles and will not lead to a health hazard.