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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Conformity verification bodies Opens in new window

January 26, 2023 - A CVB is an organisation that has an agreement with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency under subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act to assess, recommend for accreditation and monitor certification bodies.

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Industry and Agency personnel

Cancelled organic certifications Opens in new window

January 26, 2023 - 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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Agency personnel and Industry

Labelling requirements for alcoholic beverages Opens in new window

January 26, 2023 - Alcoholic beverages sold in Canada are subject to the provisions of the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), as well as those of the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) and the Food and Drug Regulation...

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Industry and Agency personnel