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CFIA suspends the Safe Food for Canadians licence of Vicrossano Inc. (#4XBGDRPJ)

Effective September 16, 2023, the Safe Food for Canadians licence #4XBGDRPJ expired and has not be reissued.

September 22, 2023, Ottawa

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) suspended the Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence #4XBGDRPJ of Vicrossano Inc. in Montreal, Quebec on September 15, 2023. While the suspension is in effect, the licence holder may not conduct any activity for which SFC licence #4XBGDRPJ was issued.

The CFIA suspended the licence in accordance with subsection 37(1) of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations, because a risk of injury to human health may result if the licence holder continues to conduct an activity that is identified in the licence. There is no recall associated with this suspension.

Licence holders are responsible for ensuring that they comply with Canada's food laws. The CFIA is responsible for enforcing those laws.

The licence suspension will be lifted if the CFIA determines that corrective measures have been taken by the licence holder. If corrective action is not taken within 90 days after suspension, the CFIA may cancel the licence. The CFIA may also cancel the licence on other grounds set out in section 39 of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. Cancellation can occur after the licence holder has been notified of the grounds for cancellation and provided with an opportunity to be heard.

Safe Food for Canadians licences can be suspended:

  • for failure to comply with the Safe Food for Canadians Act, the Food and Drugs Act and their related regulations;
  • for default of payment of any fee related to the licence; and
  • if risk of injury to the public may result from continuing to conduct the licensed activity.

The CFIA publishes licence suspensions and cancellations on its website.