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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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-10-01: General Phytosanitary Import Requirements for Fresh Pepper and Tomato Fruit from the World Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2019-07-18 HTML
RMD-10-26: Tuta absoluta (tomato leaf miner moth; South American tomato moth) Imports, Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2011-05-07 HTML
RMD-10-28: Anthonomus eugenii (pepper weevil) Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2012-12-19 HTML
D-03-09: Import Requirements for Pelargonium spp. and Solanum spp. Propagative material to prevent the entry of Ralstonia solanacearum, Race 3 (Biovar 2) into Canada Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2013-05-14 HTML
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- 97-05: Phytosanitary Measures for Chrysanthemum, Dendranthema, and Leucanthemella serotina Plant Material to Prevent the Introduction of Chrysanthemum White Rust, Puccinia horiana, P. Henn. Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2013-11-14 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-09-01: Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of the European brown garden snail (Cornu aspersum [Müller], syn. Helix aspersa [Müller]) from the continental United States Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2018-06-04 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- 99-04: Systems Approach Based Oriental Fruit Moth Certification Program Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2019-05-02 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-07-03: Phytosanitary Import Requirements to Prevent the Entry of Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth) Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2018-12-12 HTML
Questions and Answers - Regulatory Controls to Prevent the Entry of Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM) Regulated Pests 2014-05-04 HTML
Questions and Answers - Japanese beetle Regulated Pests 2019-08-21 HTML
U.S. requirements for tomatoes shipped from Canada Regulated Pests 2014-02-13 HTML
Plum Pox Virus Infested Place Order, 2014 Regulated Pests 2014-03-24 HTML
RMD-09-01: Rubus stunt phytoplasma (RSP), the cause of Rubus stunt disease Imports, Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2012-02-28 HTML
RMD-11-01: Pest Risk Management Document - Drosophila suzukii (spotted wing drosophila) Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2012-03-02 HTML
RMD-11-03: Revision of the geographic boundaries of the regulated areas for the blueberry maggot Rhagoletis mendax Curran in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2018-08-29 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
PI-010: Regulatory Response Protocol for Nurseries Confirmed with Phytophthora ramorum Inspection Manuals, Regulated Pests 2019-04-29 HTML
Rhagoletis cerasi (European Cherry Fruit Fly) - Fact sheet Regulated Pests 2019-07-02 HTML
Guidance for the movement of plants, plant parts and soil leaving the Japanese beetle regulated area in Vancouver, British Columbia Regulated Pests 2019-07-09 HTML
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