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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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- 99-07: Policy for Importation from the United States and Domestic Movement of Plum Pox Virus (PPV) susceptible Prunus Propagative Plant Material Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2013-09-12 HTML
D-00-03: Import requirements from the United States and domestic movement requirements for material to prevent the introduction of Eastern filbert blight into British Columbia Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2019-02-11 HTML
D-02-04: The Blueberry Certification Program and domestic phytosanitary requirements to prevent the spread of blueberry maggot (Rhagoletis mendax) within Canada Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2019-07-18 HTML
D-00-07 Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh) Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2018-09-13 HTML
D- 96-15: Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the spread of Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, in Canada and the United States Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2019-02-18 HTML
D-01-04: Plant protection import and domestic movement requirements for barberry (Berberis, Mahoberberis and Mahonia spp.) under the Canadian Barberry Certification Program Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2014-06-12 HTML
Technical reference R-004: Japanese Barberry Identification Manual Domestic Movement, Exports, Imports, Inspection Manuals 2013-11-24 HTML
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