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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Guidance for the Application of Health Canada's Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods Inspection Manuals 2016-11-24 HTML
General Inspection Procedures - Section 2 Legislative & Regulatory Authorities - PDF (215 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-09-30 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Section 3: Inspection Preparation and Document Control - PDF (115 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-09-30 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Section 1: Program Basics and Occupational Safety – PDF (111 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Section 4: General Inspection Procedures – PDF (199 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Section 5: Certificate Construction – PDF (300 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Appendix I: Table of Container Net Weights and Sample Sizes Domestic and U.S. Containers – PDF (125 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Appendix II: List of the Common Grade and Condition Factors Affecting Fresh Fruit and Vegetables – PDF (65 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Appendix III: Temperatures and Compatibility of Fruits and Vegetables – PDF (142 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Appendix IV: Thermometer Calibration – PDF (170 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Record of Decision - Use of Chlorinated Wash Water for Fresh Produce (2010) – PDF (176 kb) Inspection Manuals, Record of Decision 2013-12-03 PDF
Record of Decision - Sulphites in fresh grapes (2010) – PDF (211 kb) Inspection Manuals, Record of Decision 2013-12-03 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Section 6: Shipping Point Inspection – PDF (502 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-12-11 PDF
General Inspection Procedures - Section 7: Handling Infractions – PDF (515 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-12-11 PDF
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