Hidden pressures in the case of bringing genetically modified salmon closer to markets
January 30, 2017
Will Canadians in the end be eating foreign unlabelled GM salmon and will the GM fish feed impact human and environmental health and safety? Will there now be other GM animal applicants and products? Canada's less than adequate and none too transparent captive regulatory system does not help.
Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, left, pictured on an agricultural delegation to China last November, is responsible for the CFIA. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
OTTAWA—Access records obtained and used by CBC’s The National call into question the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s conflicting dual mandate.
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The special committee was created through a Conservative motion that was backed by the Liberals, Bloc, and NDP. Nearly half of the members of the committee are members of the International Trade Committee.