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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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Environmental and Finished Dairy Product Sampling Monitoring for Listeria monocytogenes Inspection Manuals 2013-08-12 HTML
Dairy Import Activities Imports and Interprovincial Trade, Inspection Manuals, Inspection Procedures 2014-02-06 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 17 - Higher Heat Shorter Time (H.H.S.T.) Processing and Extended Shelf-Life (ESL) Dairy Products Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual Inspection Manuals 2014-04-01 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 9 Good Manufacturing Practices Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 3 - Registration of Establishments Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 19 Appendices Inspection Manuals 2014-05-13 HTML
Record of Decision - GIP (Good Importing Practices) / Import Inspection activities when imported dairy products are used as an ingredient in other foods Inspection Manuals 2013-06-05 HTML
Record of Decision - Rinsing of aseptic packages following treatment with Oxonia Inspection Manuals 2013-06-05 HTML
Record of Decision - Use of Butterfly Valves in Dairy Processing Facilities Inspection Manuals 2013-06-05 HTML
Record of Decision - Overall Acceptable Plant Rating for Health and Safety Category 4 Tasks Inspection Manuals 2013-06-05 HTML
Record of Decision - DEIM Task 1.10.01.09 - Water/Steam/Quality & Supply - Microbiological Testing Inspection Manuals 2013-06-05 HTML
Record of Decision - Pasteurization Requirements for Dairy Powders Inspection Manuals 2013-06-05 HTML
Records of Decision Inspection Manuals 2015-02-11 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Records of Decision Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 10 Prerequisite Programs Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Ingredient Verification Inspection Manuals 2013-07-10 HTML
Whey Powder and Derivatives Containing Bleaching Agents Inspection Manuals 2013-06-21 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 14 - Aseptic Processing and Packaging Systems Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Record of Decision - DEIM Prerequisite Programs cross-reference with the FSEP Prerequisite Program Bullets Inspection Manuals 2013-07-11 HTML
Records of Decision - DEIM Task 1.11.12 Pressure Differential Controllers (PDC)/Gauges and Task 1.11.07 Heating/Cooling Inspection Manuals 2013-07-11 HTML
Record of Decision - FSEP Requirements versus DEIM – Prerequisite Programs Inspection Manuals 2013-07-11 HTML
Record of Decision - Imported dairy products destined for delivery to cruise ships Inspection Manuals 2013-06-25 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 1 - Program Description Inspection Manuals 2014-02-18 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 2 - Program Responsibilities Inspection Manuals 2014-02-18 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 6 - Inspection Procedures Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 8 - Lists of Tasks Inspection Manuals 2013-08-09 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 11 - HTST Pasteurization Tasks Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Cheese Composition Standards Verification Inspection Manuals 2013-08-30 HTML
Guidance for the Application of Health Canada's Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods Inspection Manuals 2016-11-24 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 16 - Inspection Criteria - Equipment Tasks Inspection Manuals 2014-02-18 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 5 - Program Design and Application Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 12 - Batch Pasteurization Tasks Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 13 - Thermal Processing Tasks Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 15 – Non Thermal Processing Tasks Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Products Inspection Procedures - Dairy Can Integrity - PDF (187 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-09-30 PDF
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual - Chapter 11 - H.T.S.T. Pasteurization tasks (Tables) – PDF (275 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual -2010 - Chapter 13 - Thermal Processing Tasks, Tables – PDF (474 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual - Chapter 14 - Aseptic Processing and Packaging Systems (Task Tables) – PDF (318 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual - Chapter 15 - Non Thermal Processing Tasks (Tables) – PDF (150 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual - Chapter 16 - Equipment Tasks (Tables) – PDF (244 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual - Chapter 17 - Higher Heat Shorter Time (HHST) and Extended Shelf Life (ESL) Dairy Products (Tables) – PDF (358 kb) Inspection Manuals 2013-11-29 PDF
Dairy Program Record of Decision Inspection Manuals 2014-02-17 HTML
Dairy Establishment Inspection Manual – Chapter 18 Inspection Manuals 2014-04-29 HTML
Guidance document for on-farm dairy processing operations
Registration and operational requirements
Inspection Manuals 2016-03-11 HTML
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