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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Document Name Activities Date modified Type
Previously published communiqués Communiques 2017-09-21 HTML
Updates to the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program (CSSP) Communiques 2012-04-12 HTML
Quality Management Program Plans And Corrective Action Plans Communiques 2012-03-28 HTML
Monitoring for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Smoked Fish Products Destined For Export to the European Union Communiques 2012-05-02 HTML
Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Bivalve Shellfish - Update Communiques 2012-07-19 HTML
CFIA Monitoring of Nitroimidazoles in Aquacultured Products Communiques 2012-09-18 HTML
Shellfish Harvest Area Closures Related to Significant Weather Events Communiques, Exports, Imports 2014-04-11 HTML
New Requirements for Canadian Establishments that Process or Store Fish and Seafood Products for Export to the People's Republic of China Communiques 2013-03-05 HTML
Requirements for cold storage warehouses that store fish and seafood products prior to export to the EU Communiques 2013-03-07 HTML
Requirements for Fishing Vessels and Landing sites to comply with Schedules III and V of the Fish Inspection Regulations Communiques 2013-04-29 HTML
Guidance on the Implementation of the Health Canada Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods Communiques 2013-06-11 HTML
Managing the risks of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw Oysters Communiques 2013-07-23 HTML
Changes to Protocol to Receive Partially Completed Certificates Communiques 2013-10-10 HTML
Notice to Industry - Export certification and inspection fees for aquatic animals, fish and seafood products Communiques 2015-06-11 HTML
Notice to Industry - Enhancement to the management of the risks of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw Oysters Communiques 2015-08-21 HTML
Update – Enhancement to the management of the risks of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw Oysters Communiques 2015-10-20 HTML
Update to the Vibrio parahamolyticus guideline Communiques 2016-05-20 HTML
CFIA Monitoring of Aquacultured Finfish for Steroids Communiques 2016-06-10 HTML
Notice to Industry - Undeclared Egg in Imported Surimi and Surimi-based Products Communiques 2016-06-27 HTML
Notice to Industry - Enhancement to the management of the risks of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw Oysters Communiques 2016-07-06 HTML
Guidelines for the Preparation of Export Certificates for the Canadian pet food industry Communiques 2017-09-29 HTML
Notice to Industry - Marine Biotoxin Monitoring in Geoducks in British Columbia Communiques 2017-02-06 HTML
Notice to Industry – Temporary Requirement for Quality Management Program (QMP) Controls Related to Norovirus in BC Oysters Communiques 2017-09-27 HTML
Notice to industry - CFIA Monitoring of Fluoroquinolones and Tetracyclines in Fish and Crustaceans Products Communiques 2017-09-01 HTML
Notice to Industry – Update – Temporary Requirement for Quality Management Program (QMP) Controls Related to Norovirus in BC Oysters Communiques 2017-05-11 HTML
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