Food-specific requirements and guidance
Requirements for the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
Although the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force on January 15, 2019, certain requirements may apply in 2020 and 2021 based on food commodity, type of activity and business size. For more information, refer to the SFCR timelines.
Before you review the information below related to specific foods, read the information on General food requirements and guidance. The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) set out many requirements that apply across food commodities, along with the food-specific requirements highlighted here.
Additional requirements for Food imports and Food exports may apply to your business.
- Dairy products
- Egg and processed egg products
- Fresh fruits or vegetables
- Meat products and food animals
- Processed fruit or vegetable products
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