Guidance Finder: Food

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. For archived information, refer to Archived food guidance.

For searches related to plant or animal consult the Guidance Document Repository (GDR).

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Regulatory requirements: Traceability Opens in new window

March 26, 2020 - This page provides an overview of the regulatory requirements on traceability, as found in Part 5 of the SFCR related to documentation requirements and traceability-specific labelling requirements.

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Industry

Organic products Opens in new window

March 24, 2020 - Under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), any food, seed, or animal feed that is labelled organic is regulated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Guidance for:
Industry and Agency personnel