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Archived - Fish and seafood

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This page was archived due to the coming into force of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. Archived information is provided for reference, research or record-keeping purposes only. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. For current information visit Food.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) develops and verifies compliance with appropriate product and process standards that contribute to the acceptable quality, safety and identity of fish and seafood products that are processed in federal establishments or imported into Canada.


The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations will come into effect on January 15, 2019 and include food-specific requirements for commodities such as fish.

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