A common definition of regulation is rules set out and enforced by an authority to control or govern conduct, in the case of the food system, conduct across numerous actors, contexts and geographies. Select regulations are listed here that are named in change strategies.
Assessing regulatory effectiveness
Regulations under the Competition Act
Regarding expanding the types of transportation deemed essential for proper market function (see Sustainable Transportation, Substitution);
Regulations under the Health of Animals Act
Regarding transport of animals to improve animal welfare (see Sustainable Transportation, Substitution)
Regulations under the Feeds Act
Regarding permitted recycled materials in feed (see Food waste, substitution)
Regulations under the Canadian Agricultural Products Act
Regarding the rules around organic production, processing, distribution, certification and labeling.