Food & nutrition

Information to help you choose nutritious foods, handle, prepare and store them safely and learn about food labels, poisoning and sodium.

Canada's Food Guide

Information on how to get a copy of Canada's Food Guide and how to use it, and how to access healthy eating and living toolkits for educators and communicators.

Food safety

Information and tips to help you handle, prepare and store food safely, and protect yourself and your family from food-related illnesses.

Healthy eating

Includes tips and tools to help you eat healthy foods, read food labels and understand the Percent Daily Value (%DV) information.

Food labelling

Information about label nutrition facts such as the ingredient list and the Percent Daily Value (%DV), as well as interactive tools for healthy eating.

Food poisoning

Information on food poisoning and bacteria such as E.coli, salmonella and campylobacter, and illnesses like botulism and salmonellosis.

Food allergies

Learn about food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities, including celiac disease. Also find information about common allergens and allergen labelling.

Nutrition North Canada

Information on Nutrition North Canada, a subsidy program that seeks to improve access to perishable healthy food in isolated northern communities.

Family-friendly recipes

Warm up with these irresistible recipes perfect for the fall.

Safe internal cooking temperatures

Every year, thousands of Canadians get food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness or food-related illness).

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