In accordance with Canada's Food and Consumer Safety Action Plan, announced by the Prime Minister in December, Health Canada has released a discussion paper on strengthening and modifying Canada's food, health and consumer products safety system. The paper proposes initiatives for risk management through better product information to consumers and rapid response to public safety issues. The paper also focuses on targeting products with higher or unknown risks.

For more information, please see:  http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/alt_formats/pdf/Cons_ActionPlan_Paper_eng_06.pdf