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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
Phytosanitary Certification Requirements for the Export of Untreated Canadian Conifer Logs to China Exports, Inspection Requirements, Logs 2017-10-02 HTML
Canadian Debarking and Grub Hole Control Program (CDGHCP) for the export of Cedar Forest Products to the European Union Exports, Inspection Requirements, Sawn Wood 2015-08-21 HTML
Canadian Heat Treatment Wood Products Certification Program (HT program) Exports, Inspection Requirements, Sawn Wood 2019-11-04 HTML
D-07-02: Canadian Debarking and Grub Hole Control Program (CDGHCP) for the export of Cedar Forest Products to the European Union Exports, Inspection Requirements, Logs, Policy Directives 2015-01-09 HTML
List of Approved facilities for the export of Ash lumber to the EU according to Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/412 of 17 March 2016 (EU derogation) Exports, Inspection Requirements, Wood Packaging 2019-03-19 HTML
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