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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A note on Food Guidance
The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. This information is now available in the Guidance Finder: Food.
Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.
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|Document Name||Activities||Date modified||Type|
|Memorandum 2013-02: CCVB, CFIA position statement on the extra-label use of veterinary vaccines||Memoranda||2013-03-05||HTML|
|Memorandum 2010-01: Veterinary Biologics Section Name Change to "Canadian Centre for Veterinary Biologics"||Memoranda||2012-12-12||HTML|
|Memorandum 2010-03: Growth promotion testing of culture media used in quality control of veterinary biologics||Memoranda||2012-12-12||HTML|
|Memorandum 2010-04: Requirement to Test Veterinary Biologics for Residual Formaldehyde||Memoranda||2012-12-12||HTML|
|Memorandum 2011-02: Harmonized Data Requirements for Live Attenuated Newcastle Disease Virus Vaccine Master Seed Viruses – Intracerebral Pathogenicity Index Testing||Memoranda||2012-12-14||HTML|
|Memorandum 2019-01: Renewal of Veterinary Biologics Establishment Licences, Product Licences, and Import Permits||Memoranda||2019-01-16||HTML|
|Memorandum 2013-03: Bilingual labelling of veterinary biologics||Memoranda||2013-11-29||HTML|
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