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Going the extra mile for imported food safety

Cilantro: love it or loathe it? This is a story about how a small team of CFIA experts collaborated with Mexican authorities to establish new import requirements for this leafy (albeit polarizing) green. (September 2020)


What the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations mean for food businesses

The new regulations simplify and strengthen rules for food in Canada, whether they are produced here or imported into the country. (January 2019)

Consistent and efficient inspections

In order to ensure the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) is applied nationally in a fair, consistent and predictable manner across industry, CFIA is making changes to its food inspection procedures. (January 2019)

New Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and small businesses

Regardless of their size, food businesses have an important role to play in maintaining Canada's reputation as a world leader in food safety, trusted both at home and abroad. (January 2019)

Food imports and the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), which are now in force require imported food to be prepared with the same level of food safety controls as food prepared in Canada. (January 2019)

What we heard and how we updated the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

During the 90-day public comment period in 2017, the CFIA received over 1,700 submissions from a variety of stakeholders including industry, consumers, provincial governments, and five foreign governments. (January 2019)

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