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Novel feeds are feeds composed of or derived from microorganisms, plants or animal sources that:
- are not approved as livestock feed in Canada (not listed in Schedule IV or V of the Feeds Regulations)
- and/or contain a novel trait
Novel feeds include microbial products (e.g. forage inoculants, fermentation products) plants with novel traits, and plants with no history of use as feed, and products/by-products of biotechnology-derived animals.
- Decision Documents - Determination of Environmental and Livestock Feed Safety
- Introduction to CFIA's Policy on Managing Cases of Non-compliance of Unauthorized Plant Products Derived through Biotechnology
- Pre-submission consultation procedures for novel foods and feeds derived from plants with novel traits
- Specific requirements for novel feeds derived from
- Guidance for submitting whole genome sequencing (WGS) data to support the pre-market assessment of novel foods, novel feeds, and plants with novel traits
- Gene editing techniques
- Canadian pre-market regulatory process
- Frequently Asked Questions: AquAdvantage Salmon
- General Information on Biotechnology
- Health Canada's and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's statement on the Séralini et al. (2012) publication on a 2-year rodent feeding study with glyphosate formulations and GM maize NK603
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