Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Read CFIA information for employees, industry and consumers on COVID-19.
Note: Telecommunication companies across Canada are reporting issues with 1–800 toll-free lines, which is impacting the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's toll-free numbers. Local numbers are not affected. If you experience an issue, try hanging up and redialing until you are able to complete your call.
Services and information
Warnings and allergy alerts.
Rules for travelling with a pet or bringing food or plants to Canada.
Permits, notices, support and online services.
Licences, certificates, guidance, notices, and online services.
Claims and statements, standards of identity, grades, notices to industry, reading labels.
Standards and guidelines, investigation and response, testing bulletins, report a concern.
How to apply, timelines, licence registry.
Guidance, investigations, enforcement action and data, compliance.
Plant pests and invasive species, fertilizer, soil, grains and field crops, seeds, cannabis, forestry, and horticulture.
Biosecurity, humane transport, animal welfare, disease and surveillance, feed, veterinary biologics.
How to register, registered and cancelled varieties, Plant Breeders' Rights, plants with novel traits, potato varieties.
Rules and best practices for people, property and processes.
Standards, claims, sampling, testing, logos, labels.
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