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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
Specific Work Instructions: Pedigreed Cereal Seed Crop Inspection Procedures Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2019-06-13 HTML
Specific Work Instructions: Soybean Seed Crop Inspection Procedures Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2018-09-13 HTML
Specific Work Instructions: Corn Seed Crop Inspection Procedures Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2017-08-15 HTML
Specific Work Instructions: Inspection of Pedigreed Pulse Seed Crops Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2017-07-26 HTML
Quality System Procedure 142.1: Pedigreed Seed Crop Inspection Procedures - Appendices Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2012-11-08 HTML
Information on becoming an Authorized Service Provider for Seed Crop Inspection Authorized Crop Inspection 2013-08-22 HTML
Seed Program Specific Work Instructions (SWI 142.1.1) - Pedigreed Seed Crop Inspection Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2019-05-06 HTML
Quality System Procedure 142.1: Pedigreed Seed Crop Inspection Authorized Crop Inspection, Inspection Procedures 2019-05-06 HTML
Seed Program Quality System Procedure (QSP 142.3) - CFIA Oversight of Authorized Seed Crop Inspection Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2018-08-29 HTML
Seed Program Quality System Procedure (QSP 142.2) - Licensing of Authorized Seed Crop Inspection Services and Licensed Seed Crop Inspectors Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection, Inspection Procedures 2019-05-08 HTML
CFIA Oversight of Authorized Seed Crop Inspection (SWI 142.3.1) Authorized Crop Inspection, Crop Inspection 2018-09-05 HTML
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