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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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.

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D- 97-12: Seed Potato Certification Program – Bacterial Ring Rot Testing Program for Field Grown Seed Potatoes Guidelines for Testing, Policy Directives 2012-03-11 HTML
D- 98-01: Import Requirements for Seed Potatoes and Other Potato Propagative Material Imports, Policy Directives 2016-12-28 HTML
D- 95-18: Seed Potato Certification Program - Investigation Procedure after Clavibacter michiganensis Subsp. sepedonicus Has Been Detected on a Seed Potato Farming Unit Exports, Policy Directives 2020-02-18 HTML
D- 98-04: Seed Potato Program - Certification of Garden Potato Varieties in Canada Domestic Movement, Policy Directives 2011-08-13 HTML
Appendix 1: List of approved garden varieties Policy Directives 2022-11-16 HTML
D- 95-13: Seed Potato Certification Program – Submission / Refund of Fees for Field Inspection Policy Directives 2012-03-26 HTML
D- 97-08: Production, Maintenance, Multiplication and Certification of Nuclear Stock Class Seed Potatoes Policy Directives 2018-11-08 HTML
D- 96-05: Phytosanitary Requirements for the Importation and Domestic Movement of Non-Propagative Potatoes (Solanum Tuberosum) and Related Potato Articles, Including Associated Soil Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives 2022-05-05 HTML
D- 97-11: Seed Potato Certification Program - Requirements for the Production of Pre-Elite Seed Potatoes From Sources Other Than Nuclear Stock Policy Directives 2012-08-22 HTML
D-06-04: Seed Potato Tuber Quality Management Program (SPTQMP) Domestic Movement, Exports, Policy Directives 2017-10-06 HTML
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