Guidance Finder: Food

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. For archived information, refer to Archived food guidance.

For searches related to plant or animal consult the Guidance Document Repository (GDR).

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Method of production claims on food labels Opens in new window

May 18, 2022 - Method of production claims that appear on food labels are subject to the general principles for labelling and advertising. Some of these claims also have specific regulatory requirements that apply.

Guidance for:
Industry and Agency personnel

Cancelled organic certifications Opens in new window

May 16, 2022 - Certification bodies accredited by the CFIA can cancel a holder's certification if the holder has not complied with any provision of the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations or the issued organic certificate.

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Industry and Agency personnel

Non-resident importers Opens in new window

May 12, 2022 - A NRI is an importer who does not have a fixed place of business in Canada but has a fixed place of business in a foreign country and imports food into Canada directly from the foreign country in which they carry on business.

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Industry

Dairy processing: Vitamin addition Opens in new window

May 6, 2022 - This document outlines the recommended practices to ensure the accurate addition of vitamins to fluid, evaporated and dry milk products, and example calculations of calculated values and theoretical values.

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Industry