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Food Safety

No matter what our role in the industry, we are all consumers. We want to feel confident that the food we eat has been handled safely and consistently from the field, the barn, or the sea to our table—and we take pride in the management of our region’s bounty.

Canadian lobster is harvested, processed, and delivered for the utmost in quality and care. Our licensing, strict regulations, and oversight is determined by the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) enforced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

To satisfy Fish Inspection Regulations, all seafood processing plants must implement a Quality Management Plan (QMP), an internationally-recognized set of standards that govern how food is handled, processed and labeled. Seafood processing plants are audited through a Compliance Verification program initiated by the CFIA, and the food safety programs implemented through the QMP are among the most stringent in the world.

Useful Links

For more information on regulations and inspection, please visit:

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Quality Management Program (QMP)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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