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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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
D- 99-06: Policy on the Issuance of Phytosanitary Certificates for Export and for Re-export Phytosanitary Certificates 2017-05-31 HTML
Notice to exporters : Updates to Canadian phytosanitary certificates Phytosanitary Certificates 2015-12-21 HTML
Changes to Canadian phytosanitary certificates – questions and answers Phytosanitary Certificates 2015-12-21 HTML
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