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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
RMD-10-26: Tuta absoluta (tomato leaf miner moth; South American tomato moth) Imports, Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2011-05-07 HTML
RMD-10-28: Anthonomus eugenii (pepper weevil) Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2012-12-19 HTML
RMD-11-04: Record of Decision to Permit the Importation of Panax spp. (ginseng) Seed from Korea Imports, Risk Management Document 2011-12-14 HTML
RMD-09-01: Rubus stunt phytoplasma (RSP), the cause of Rubus stunt disease Imports, Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2012-02-28 HTML
RMD-11-01: Pest Risk Management Document - Drosophila suzukii (spotted wing drosophila) Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2012-03-02 HTML
RMD-11-03: Revision of the geographic boundaries of the regulated areas for the blueberry maggot Rhagoletis mendax Curran in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec Regulated Pests, Risk Management Document 2018-08-29 HTML
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