CCGA supports the current Canadian science-based
regulatory system for varieties developed using the science of biotechnology.
CCGA also supports the voluntary labeling of products to address consumer
choice or lifestyle preferences and Health Canada's mandatory labeling
guidelines for novel trait products where an allergen has been introduced or
where substantial equivalence is not present.
has advocated against bills aimed at threatening Canada’s
science-based variety approval system and implementing mandatory labelling of
products derived from products of biotechnology.