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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New Rules for Seed Blends Used to Control Crop Pests Grading, Industry Advisories, Labelling and Composition 2014-02-04 HTML
Regulatory Changes Affecting Pedigreed Seed of Corn Grading, Industry Advisories, Labelling and Composition 2012-03-23 HTML
Quality System Procedure: Implementation and Administration of the OECD Seed Schemes and EU Seed Directives Crop Inspection, Exports, Imports, Labelling and Composition, Sampling 2012-09-09 HTML
The ABCs of Seed Importation into Canada Imports, Labelling and Composition, Testing 2013-07-30 HTML
Requirements for Sales of Common Seed Labelling and Composition, Standards 2013-03-24 HTML
Standards and Labelling for Seed Mixtures Labelling and Composition, Standards 2013-03-24 HTML
Official Seed Tags Labelling and Composition 2013-08-22 HTML
Notice to Registered Seed Establishments, November 2016 Grading, Industry Advisories, Labelling and Composition, Testing 2016-12-22 HTML
Regulatory Requirements for Labelling Weed Species in Ground Cover Mixtures Core Requirements, Guidance Documents, Industry Advisories, Labelling and Composition 2014-07-18 HTML
Schematic Flowchart of Seed Importation into Canada Imports, Labelling and Composition, Testing 2013-11-28 HTML
SWI 132.1.1 Seed Program
Specific Work Instruction
Official Seed Sampling
Inspection Procedures, Labelling and Composition, Sampling 2014-01-29 HTML
Information for seed growers – Requirements for CFIA seed crop inspections 2017 Grading, Industry Advisories, Labelling and Composition, Testing 2017-08-31 HTML
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