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2000 December Report of the Auditor General of Canada

December 2000 Report—Chapter 25

Exhibit 25.8—Federal Registration Is Not Influenced by Risk to Food Safety

Commodity

Risk Level1

High
1


2


3

Low
4

Registration not required

 

 

 

 

  • Unpasteurized juice

X

 

 

 

  • Infant formula2

X

 

 

 

  • Peanut butter (processed)

X

 

 

 

  • Mineral water

 

X

 

 

  • Chocolate made from cocoa beans

 

X

 

 

  • Coffee

 

 

 

X

Registration required, if traded inter-provincially or internationally

 

 

 

 

  • Ready-to-eat meat

X

 

 

 

  • Processed eggs

X

 

 

 

  • Ketchup

 

 

X

 

  • Fruit jams and jellies

 

 

X

 

  • Pasteurized juice

 

 

 

X

  • Raw meat

 

 

 

X

 

Notes:

1. Health Canada established the risk levels before the creation of the Agency in 1997.

2. Establishments that produce infant formula are subject to more rigorous requirements than other non-federally registered establishments.

Source: Documents of Health Canada and the CFIA