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Canadá: proponen diseñar enfoque único para inspección de alimentos
13 June 2012
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: CANADA
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): All food for human consumption|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: Improved food inspection model: The case for change Language(s): English and French Number of pages: 12 and 14|
|6.||Description of content: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is proposing to design a single and consistent approach to food inspection that will be applied across all food commodities that are either imported or produced domestically. This food inspection model will apply to all food inspection conducted by, or on behalf of, the CFIA. This discussion paper is part of an initial consultation to seek feedback from stakeholders on the proposed core components of an improved food inspection model.
Responses received during this consultation will be considered in drafting the food inspection model. Once drafted, the proposed food inspection model will be circulated to seek additional stakeholder comments.
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [ ] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [X] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[X] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text)
Chapters 6, 7, 8 and 20
[ ] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
[ ] None
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[X] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available:
Additional information is available at
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): Not stated.
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): Not stated.
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): N/A. This discussion paper is part of the initial consultation on components for an improved food inspection model. Once drafted, the proposed inspection model will be notified for further stakeholder comments.
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or(dd/mm/yy): 31 July 2012
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
By email to Modele-Inspection-Model@inspection.gc.ca with subject line “Improved Food Inspection Mode”
By postal mail to:
Inspection Modernization Office
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
59 Camelot Drive
Canada K1A 0Y9
|13.||Texts available from: [X] National Notification Authority, [ ] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
The online consultation is available at