Import requirements for fresh Guatemalan raspberries and blackberries
Section 8.(a) of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and Section 4 of the Food and Drugs Act.
Section 8(1)(a) of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations states:
Any food that is sent or conveyed from one province to another or that is imported or exported must not be contaminated.
Section 4.(1) of the Food and Drugs Act states:
No person shall sell an article of food that
- has in or on it any poisonous or harmful substance
- is unfit for human consumption
- consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, disgusting, rotten, decomposed or diseased animal or vegetable substance
- is adulterated; or
- was manufactured, prepared, preserved, packaged or stored under unsanitary conditions
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