Feeding Canada: Food Safety

Your grades 7–12 students will learn about the regulations and food safety measures in place throughout the Canadian food cycle using this interactive video, helpful discussion, and fun lesson plan.

Food can be contaminated at any stage of our food cycle, from production to consumption. In the third video of this six-part series, your class will explore the unique responsibilities at the government, industry, and consumer levels that ensure the safety of food and the health of our communities.  

 

Through class discussion, activities, and reflection questions, students will 

  • Identify who sets food safety regulations in Canada 

  • Explain how the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point approach helps keep people safe 

  • Describe at least three steps consumers can take to ensure food safety.  

 

This resource includes 

  • A detailed Teacher Guide with background information, discussion questions, activities, and extended learning resources 

  • A student viewing guide with pre- and post-video reflection questions and additional learning resources. 

 

The program is available as a digital download, or you can order your free printed materials here

 

There’s More! 

This lesson is designed to be completed either on its own or as part of the series Six Videos to Learn About the Food System. Click here to explore the other lessons.

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Grade
Multi level
Theme
Food literacy
Curriculum
Foods
Theme
Food skills
Language
English
Age
Multi-age
Group Size
Full Class
How to Access
Downloadable