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Biosafety Organization (ORG)
published: 25 Feb 2008 last updated: 29 Mar 2021
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)EN
59 Camelot DriveOttawa, Ontario
K1A 0Y9, Canada
- +1 613 225 2342
- +1 613 228 6601
Government agency (National/Federal)
Biotechnology, trade and the environment
Environmental, food and feed safety
- Biosafety and Biotechnology
- Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy.
The Plant Biosafety Office (PBO) is responsible for regulating the environmental release of plants with novel traits (PNTs). The PBO works closely with the Biotechnology Environmental Release Assessment unit (BERA), which is responsible for environmental safety assessments of PNTs.