Seafood health and safety in Canada

Canada has one of the world's most respected fish inspection and control systems. Learn how we ensure that the seafood you eat is safe for consumption.

Setting standards

The Government of Canada sets the policies, requirements and inspection standards for:

All establishments which process fish and seafood for export or inter-provincial trade must:

Management plan

A Quality Management Plan outlines the controls used by an establishment to ensure that:

Canadian seafood products will continue to meet the increasingly rigorous health and safety standards required by the world's major seafood markets.