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Notice to industry: Changes to import requirements for raw fresh/ frozen poultry products and by-products from the European Union


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is harmonizing import requirements  with the European Union (EU) for products imported from countries with outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). As of July 1, 2022,  imports of raw fresh/frozen poultry meat and products from the EU must meet the following requirements.

Please note that these conditions apply to both edible and inedible raw fresh/frozen poultry meat and poultry products

If you have any questions about these changes, please contact the Animal products and by-products import group at

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