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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Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.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
Specified Risk Materials - Requirements for Fertilizers and Supplements Regulatory Requirements 2011-11-06 HTML
Synopsis of SRM Composting Requirements Regulatory Requirements 2011-11-06 HTML
CFIA Position on the Domestic Use of Composted SRM Regulatory Requirements 2012-11-10 HTML
Compost containing grocery store meat waste exempt from requirements for supplement products containing prohibited material Regulatory Requirements 2011-11-06 HTML
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