CFIA tests food. And it’s mostly a pretty good story.

- October 30th, 2012

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency released a study today in which it was found that

more than 98 percent of a wide variety of food samples tested were compliant with Health Canada standards for chemical residues and metals.

This CFIA study was conducted in 2009-2010 under the National Chemical Residue Monitoring Program (NCRMP). Approximately 160,000 tests were performed between April 2009 and September 2010 on more than 20,000 samples, producing over three million result

via High compliance rates in more than 20,000 food samples tested over an 18 month period – About the CFIA – Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

So 98 per cent of the 20,000 samples were clean. Good. But that’s still 400 food samples that failed, isn’t?

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