Guidance Document Repository

The CFIA is responsible for regulating the safety and quality of food, animal and plant health in Canada. CFIA's official Guidance Documents provide the Agency's functional direction to its front line staff regarding their compliance verification activities. They also provide guidance to regulated parties regarding program requirements.

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RG-3 Regulatory Guidance:
Pet Food Not Approved for Use in Livestock Feed
Regulatory Guidance 2012-02-10 HTML
RG-7 Regulatory Guidance:
Prudent Use of Veterinary Drugs in Livestock Feeds
Regulatory Guidance 2012-02-10 HTML
RG-2 Regulatory Guidance:
Feeding of Poultry Manure to Cattle Prohibited
Regulatory Guidance 2014-10-09 HTML
RG-4 Regulatory Guidance:
Disposal of animals, their products or by-products through commercial inedible rendering
Regulatory Guidance 2012-02-10 HTML
RG-1 Regulatory Guidance:
Feed Registration Procedures and Labelling Standards
Regulatory Guidance 2017-05-08 HTML
RG-5 Regulatory Guidance:
The Enhanced Feed Ban Statement, Lot Numbers and Record Retention for Animal Food, Labels and Documentation
Regulatory Guidance 2013-08-27 HTML
RG-6 Regulatory Guidance:
Ethanol Distillers' Grains for Livestock Feed
Regulatory Guidance 2017-10-05 HTML
Chapter 1 - Administrative Requirements for Pre-market Assessment and Product Registration of Livestock Feed Regulatory Guidance 2017-05-08 HTML
Chapter 2 - Data Requirements for Single Ingredient Approval and Feed Registration Regulatory Guidance 2016-01-15 HTML
Chapter 3 - Specific Registration Information by Feed Type Regulatory Guidance 2017-09-08 HTML
Chapter 4 – Labelling and Guarantees Regulatory Guidance 2017-02-08 HTML
Chapter 5 - Research with Livestock Feeds Regulatory Guidance 2012-02-15 HTML
Chapter 7 - Additional Information Regulatory Guidance 2012-07-27 HTML
Chapter 6 - Sampling and Laboratory Requirements Regulatory Guidance 2014-08-12 HTML
Change Over to Specified Risk Material (SRM) Removed Meat and Bone Meal (MBM) Production in Rendering Plant Operations Regulatory Guidance 2012-07-26 HTML
Change Over to Specified Risk Material (SRM) Removed Meat and Bone Meal (MBM) in Feed Production Regulatory Guidance 2012-08-03 HTML
RG-8 Regulatory Guidance:
Contaminants in Feed (formerly RG-1, Chapter 7)
Regulatory Guidance 2017-10-06 HTML
Fish By-Product Renderers Regulatory Guidance 2013-05-19 HTML
Measurement of Feed Carryover Level Inspection Procedures, Regulatory Guidance 2013-10-22 HTML
Validation of Equipment Cleanout (other than Production Sequencing) - Record of Decision - Request for Review of Feed Inspection Policies and Procedures Inspection Procedures, Regulatory Guidance 2013-10-25 HTML
Production Sequences - Record of Decision - Request for Review of Feed Inspection Policies and Procedures Inspection Procedures, Regulatory Guidance 2013-10-25 HTML
Veterinary Prescription Feeds - Record of Decision - Request for Review of Feed Inspection Policies and Procedures Inspection Procedures, Regulatory Guidance 2013-08-31 HTML
Feed Facility Record Removal and Retention Policy Inspection Procedures, Regulatory Guidance 2017-10-06 HTML
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