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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
What you can do to prevent the spread of Asian gypsy moth Additional Information, Other Invasive Species, Pests, Regulated Pests, Risk Management 2019-06-12 HTML
RMD-12-01: Importation of Wood Packaging Material from the Continental United States Policy Directives, Risk Management 2012-02-28 HTML
RMD-13-01: Regulated Areas for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire)
March 2014 (1st revision)
Policy Directives, Risk Management 2014-03-17 HTML
RMD-13-08: Pest Risk Management Document – Hymenoscyphus fraxineus (ash dieback pathogen) Policy Directives, Risk Management 2014-11-14 HTML
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