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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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
National Farm-Level Biosecurity Planning Guide - Proactive Management of Plant Resources Biosecurity, Risk Management 2013-11-26 HTML
National Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard for Potato Growers Biosecurity, Guidance Documents 2013-03-19 HTML
Developing Your Biosecurity Plan: The National Voluntary Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard for the Fruit and Tree Nut Industries Biosecurity, Risk Management 2017-01-16 HTML
National Voluntary Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard for the Greenhouse, Nursery and Floriculture Sectors Biosecurity, Risk Management 2017-01-16 HTML
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