A past president of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) provides an overview of the agency’s remarkable powers.
“A Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspector stopped at a farm and talked with the old farmer: “I’m here to inspect your farm.” The old farmer replied, “You better not go in that field.”
The CFIA inspector replied in a solemn tone, “You don’t seem to understand. I have the authority of the federal government with me.
See this CFIA card? I am allowed to go wherever I wish anywhere in Canada if I’m conducting an investigation.” Continue reading