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Learn, participate and have your say.
The 90-day public consultation on the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations closed April 21, 2017. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback. More information on next steps will be shared soon.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency invites your feedback on the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and documents incorporated by reference.
The draft regulations are now published in the Canada Gazette, Part I for public comment until April 21, 2017.
Follow these steps to submit your comments
- Review the draft regulations.
- Review the documents incorporated by reference below.
Submit your comments in writing to:
Richard Arsenault, Executive Director
Domestic Food Safety Systems and Meat Hygiene Directorate
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
1400 Merivale Road, Tower 1
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9
Documents incorporated by reference
Incorporation by reference of documents is a drafting technique that brings the content of a document into a regulation, without the need to reproduce the document in the regulation itself.
- Ante-mortem Examination and Presentation Procedures for Food Animals
- Beef, Bison, and Veal Carcass Grade Requirements
- Biological, Chemical and Physical Standards for Food
- Canadian Grade Compendium
- Canadian Standards of Identity
- CAN/CGSB 32.310 standard of the Canadian General Standards Board – Organic Production Systems – General Principles and Management Standards
- CAN/CGSB 32.311 standard of the Canadian General Standards Board – Organic Production Systems – Permitted Substances Lists
- CAN/CGSB 32.312 standard of the Canadian General Standards Board – Organic Aquaculture Standards (Available through the suppliers Techstreet and IHS Global Standards)
- Fundamentals of the Post-mortem Examination Program
- Grade Standard Requirements for Fresh Fruits or Vegetables Imported from the United States
- Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality – Summary Table
- ISO/IEC 17011 standard of the International Organization for Standardization – Conformity assessmen – General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies
- ISO/IEC 17065 standard of the International Organization for Standardization – Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services
- Maximum Quantity Limits for Personal Use Exemption
- Minimum Drained Weights and Average Drained Weights for Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products in a Hermetically Sealed Package
- Preventive Control Plan Requirements for Biological Hazards in Meat Products
- Units of Measurement for the Net Quantity Declaration of Certain Foods
Please note: While you are encouraged to learn more by reviewing information and draft guidance documents on this website, your business is not subject to the proposed requirements at this time.
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