Guidance Finder: Food

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. For archived information, refer to Archived food guidance.

For searches related to plant or animal consult the Guidance Document Repository (GDR).

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Sampling procedures Opens in new window

November 1, 2019 - This document provides information on the sampling process commonly used to monitor or verify the effectiveness of control measures.

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Health Claims Opens in new window

October 31, 2019 - Health claims are also subject to the General Principles for Labelling and Advertising. Some health claims require a premarket approval before their use.

Guidance for:
Industry and Agency personnel

Poultry water retention control program Opens in new window

October 31, 2019 - The licence holder's Preventive Control Plan (PCP) must include measures to demonstrate how their product meets the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) section 89(1)(a); is not misleading section 89(1)(b) and Canadian Standards of Id...

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Industry and Agency personnel