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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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|
|Registered Varieties and Cancellations||Registration Procedures||2015-10-07||HTML|
|Crop Specific Registration Recommending Committees - Contact Information||Registration Procedures||2019-11-05||HTML|
|Cancellation of Variety Registration by Request in Canada||Registration Procedures||2013-05-27||HTML|
|Questions and Answers: The Use of Variety Names and the Import and Sale of Unregistered Varieties||Imports, Registration Procedures||2013-02-05||HTML|
|Variety Registration Application Form||Registration Procedures||2019-02-05||HTML|
|Proposed List of Variety Registration Cancellations||Registration Procedures||2019-09-24||HTML|
|Procedures for the Registration of Crop Varieties in Canada||Registration Procedures||2019-02-05||HTML|
|Model Operating Procedures||Registration Procedures||2016-01-11||HTML|
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