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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Document Name Activities Date modified Type
Date Markings and Storage Instructions Labelling and Composition 2017-06-08 HTML
Legibility and Location of Labelling Information Labelling and Composition 2014-11-13 HTML
Bilingual Labelling Labelling and Composition 2014-06-04 HTML
Irradiated Foods Labelling and Composition 2017-02-28 HTML
Country of Origin Labelling Labelling and Composition 2012-05-14 HTML
Updates to Guidelines for Highlighted Ingredients and Flavours Labelling and Composition 2015-03-03 HTML
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Compliance and Enforcement of Gluten-Free Claims Labelling and Composition 2012-06-20 HTML
Common Name Labelling and Composition 2015-11-12 HTML
Permitted Synonyms for Food Additives Table Labelling and Composition 2017-05-02 HTML
Labelling of Steviol Glycosides Labelling and Composition 2017-04-20 HTML
Food Labelling for Industry Labelling and Composition 2017-03-03 HTML
List of Ingredients and Allergens Labelling and Composition 2016-07-29 HTML
Nutrition Labelling Labelling and Composition 2015-04-21 HTML
Sweeteners Labelling and Composition 2016-12-01 HTML
Identity and Principal Place of Business Labelling and Composition 2016-11-16 HTML
Food Products that Require a Label Labelling and Composition 2016-05-16 HTML
Shipping Containers Labelling and Composition 2013-12-27 HTML
Net Quantity Labelling and Composition 2017-05-03 HTML
Labelling Requirements Checklist Labelling and Composition 2014-02-26 HTML
Carbohydrate Claims on Foods Sold in Canada Labelling and Composition 2014-09-04 HTML
Questions and Answers - Guidelines on Natural, Naturally raised, Feed, Antibiotic and Hormone Claims Labelling and Composition 2014-11-10 HTML
Labelling of Trans Fatty Acids Labelling and Composition 2014-11-12 HTML
Accompanying Documentation for Nutrition Labelling Labelling and Composition 2014-11-12 HTML
Prohibition against the sale of unenriched white flour and products containing unenriched flour Labelling and Composition 2014-11-13 HTML
Food Additives Labelling and Composition 2016-07-27 HTML
Fortification Labelling and Composition 2016-07-25 HTML
Grades Labelling and Composition 2016-07-27 HTML
Standards of Identity Labelling and Composition 2016-07-25 HTML
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