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IPCS INCHEM is an invaluable tool for those concerned with chemical safety and the sound management of chemicals. Produced through cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)IPCS INCHEM offers quick...read more
Health Canada publishes two databases which list nutrient values in Canadian foods. The Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) is a comprehensive, computerized bilingual database that reports up to 152 nutrients in over 5690 foods. The database can help you find values for nutrients such as vitamins,...read more
WHO goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people. WHO strives to combat diseases – infectious diseases like influenza and HIV and noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease. WHO helps mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age.
The Recalls and Safety Alerts web application provides easy access to a comprehensive list of recalls, advisories, and safety alerts. This web application includes recalls from Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Transport Canada. Data available through a widget that brings...read more
The CFIA classifies recalls based on the level of health risk associated with the food product being recalled. For information on recalls and recall levels, please consult our Food Recall Fact Sheet, a list of the most recent public advisories for high-risk food recalls. The CFIA issues public...read more
The Nutrition Research Division has the responsibility to carry out research integrating the nutritional and metabolic aspects of foods. It also develops and evaluates analytical methods for nutrients and it recommends standards for nutrient intakes and the nutritional adequacy of the food supply. The Division has the responsibility for studying the relationship between diet and disease and has the mandate to carry out food consumption and nutrient intake surveys.
Mitigating risks to food safety is the CFIA's highest priority, and the health and safety of Canadians is the driving force behind the design and development of CFIA programs. The CFIA, in collaboration and partnership with industry, consumers, and federal, provincial and municipal...read more
The Global Observatory on Health R&D is a global-level initiative that aims to help identify health R&D priorities based on public health needs, by: consolidating, monitoring and analysing relevant information on the health R&D needs of developing countries; building on existing data...read more
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has a vision: the elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries. We serve Canadians - and the world - with credible and relevant tools and resources to improve workplace health and safety programs. We believe that all Canadians have a fundamental right to a healthy and safe working environment. Through our programs, services, knowledge, commitment, and action, CCOHS will continue its efforts to advance health and safety in the workplace.