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Guidance Document Repository

The CFIA is responsible for regulating the safety and quality of food, animal and plant health in Canada. CFIA's official Guidance Documents provide the Agency's functional direction to its front line staff regarding their compliance verification activities. They also provide guidance to regulated parties regarding program requirements.

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A note on Food Guidance

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. This information is now available in the Guidance Finder: Food.

Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.

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Document Name Activities Date modified Type
Designated border ports of entry for feeder and slaughter horses entering Canada from the United States Humane Transport 2020-08-17 HTML
Provincial and territorial legislation concerning welfare of livestock Humane Transport 2022-07-19 HTML
Humane transport overview Humane Transport 2022-07-19 HTML
Transporting horses in Canada Humane Transport 2022-07-19 HTML
Livestock and poultry transport in Canada Humane Transport 2022-07-19 HTML
Protecting animals during transport in hot and humid weather Humane Transport 2022-07-19 HTML
Transporting animals during cold weather Humane Transport 2020-08-18 HTML
Enhancements to horse welfare in Canada Humane Transport 2021-02-09 HTML
Reporting humane animal transport concerns Humane Transport 2022-07-19 HTML
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