Flashcards in FPA at PIL Deck (13):
What does CFIA stand for?
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Where is it set out that the CBSA is mandated to safeguard Canada's food supply?
Paragraph 2(b) of the CBSA Act and section 11 of the CFIA Act
Where are the majority of FPA procedures available?
What kind of inspection system is used to intercept goods that could introduce disease and pests?
A Risk-Based Assessment System
What is the purpose of the Plant Protection Act?
To protect plant life and safeguard the agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors of the Canadian economy by preventing the importation, exportation and spread of pests (e.g., insects), and by controlling or eradicating pests in Canada.
What is the purpose of the Health of Animals Act?
To protect the health of terrestrial and aquatic animals as well as Canadians against diseases that can threaten their health and potentially cause multi-million or multi-billion dollar losses through control measures and reduced productivity
What are the four factors to consider when determining the potential risk associated with an FPA good?
Type of good
Type of traveller
Purpose of travel
Country of origin of the FPA good
What are examples of FPA high risk goods?
Meat, meat products, fish and seafood
Live animals - Animal by-products
Dairy - Soil - Plants and plant products
Fruits and vegetables - Wood
Vectors (things that carry and transmit disease - burlap, straw, items contaminated with soil etc.)
What are low-risk FPA goods?
Dead or live insects native to Canada
Fruits and vegetables not grown in Canada
Bread, cereal, granola bars
Chips, candies, cookies and chocolates
Juice, pop, water, tea, coffee and alcohol
What are the five categories of Country of Origin with respects to FPA goods?
What are the 7 types of traveller categories with respects to FPA?
What are the 4 categories of Purpose of Travel with respects to FPA?