Licensing and Inspection

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Apiary inspection programs and requirements for export exist to ensure that high levels of bee health and food safety are maintained. Recommendations for improving honey production are available, along with guidelines for responsible beekeeping. The sites below are essential to your beekeeping operation.


The Bees Act of Ontario

Inspection Programs

Bee Inspectors


Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Honey Establishment Inspection Manual

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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 19 February 2010
Last Reviewed: 18 February 2014