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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.

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Document Name Activities Date modified Type
Registered varieties and cancellations Registration Procedures 2015-10-07 HTML
Crop Specific Registration Recommending Committees - Contact Information Registration Procedures 2023-08-25 HTML
Cancellation of Variety Registration by Request in Canada Registration Procedures 2022-02-22 HTML
Use of variety names and the import and sale of unregistered varieties Imports, Registration Procedures 2013-02-05 HTML
Variety Registration Application Form Registration Procedures 2020-05-06 HTML
Proposed list of variety registration cancellations Registration Procedures 2022-07-05 HTML
Model Operating Procedures Registration Procedures 2016-01-11 HTML
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