Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC)
The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC/ATLC) is Canada's national industry association representing the public policy and regulatory interests of the Canadian dairy processing industry.
“Significant first step” say dairy processors in reaction to CETA transitional support announcement
OTTAWA – November 10, 2016 The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC-ATLC) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, of a Dairy Processing Investment Fund of $100 million to help the sector adapt to the challenges that lie ahead for the industry with the upcoming implementation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is building on its strong foundation and strengthening Canada's current federal inspection approaches and tools. more »
To protect Canadian families from potentially unsafe food, the Government of Canada tabled the Safe Food for Canadians Act on June 7, 2012. more »
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is undertaking a review of its regulations for food safety, plant and animal health to improve their consistency, reduce their complexity and strengthen consumer protection.more »
The power to make Marketing Authorizations (MA) is an authority provided to the Minister of Health pursuant to sections 30.2 to 30.4 of the Food and Drugs Act. more»
"Incorporation by Reference" is a term used to describe a mechanism which allows a document or list that is not in the text of the regulations to be made a part of the regulations. more »
Health Canada's new modern process for regulating food additives does not change the thorough safety assessment that is conducted by Health Canada scientists for all food additives. more »
Health Canada’s new MA process for veterinary drug MRLs will continue to protect the health and safety of Canadians while also reducing unnecessary red tape. more »