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What laws govern food safety?

We often don’t think of the law or government regulation when we sit down to eat. That is, until something like the recent E. coli beef recall occurs. Then we begin to question what protects us from dangerous food and what the role of the government is in doing so. So what laws govern food […]


Food Safety in Canada – A Balancing Act?

In 1967, Pierre Trudeau famously stated that the Canadian government has no place in the bedrooms of the nation. What he didn’t comment upon was whether the government had a place in our kitchens. It did – and it still does. Although most of us rarely think of the federal government when we sit down […]


Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.

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