Food-specific requirements and guidance

Although the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force on January 15, 2019, other requirements will be introduced in 2020 and 2021 based on food commodity, type of activity and business size. For more information, refer to the SFCR timelines.

Information

Before you review the information below related to specific foods, read the information on General food requirements and guidance. The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) set out many requirements that apply across food commodities, along with the food-specific requirements highlighted here.

Additional requirements for Food imports and Food exports may apply to your business.

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