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FSIS Releases Guidance Document on Importing Meat and Meat Products
July 21, 2017
The Food Safety and Inspection Service published a new guidance document on the importation of beef, poultry, egg products, and ......

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TSCA Labelling will be Allowed Early for Composite Wood Products
July 21, 2017
On December 12, 2017, composite wood products will be required to be labelled in accordance with TSCA Title VI.  The ......

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FDA ‘Downtime’ Scheduled for Saturday
July 21, 2017
CSMS Message 17-000413 was issued this week advising that the FDA’s systems will be down from 3:30 am to 4:30 ......

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CBSA Message (TCC17-151) – Increase to Credit Card Payment Limits for Commercial Goods at Ports of Entry
July 21, 2017
CBSA Message (TCC17-151) - Increase to Credit Card Payment Limits for Commercial Goods at Ports of Entry Clients Affected: Commercial The Canada Border ......

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Clarification to Section 5.3.6. of Notice to Importers No. 865 – Chicken and Chicken Products – Supplemental Imports – Application Processing Timeframes
July 21, 2017
Clarification to Section 5.3.6. of Notice to Importers No. 865 - Chicken and Chicken Products - Supplemental Imports - Application ......

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Information Pertaining to the Acceptance, Enforcement and Renewal of Undertakings in Dumping and Subsidy Investigations
July 21, 2017
D14-1-9, Information Pertaining to the Acceptance, Enforcement and Renewal of Undertakings in Dumping and Subsidy Investigations This memorandum explains the administration ......

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Statement by the Foreign Affairs Minister on the NAFTA Statements
July 21, 2017
The Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs, ...made the following statement on the North American Free Trade Agreement ......

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Guidance on food products treated with high pressure processing (HPP)
July 21, 2017
Please be advised that a guidance document on food products treated with high pressure processing (HPP) has been posted on ......

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CFIA Plant Protection Survey Report
July 21, 2017
The 2015-2016 Plant Protection Survey Report summary is now available on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website.  The complete ......

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New Compendium of Templates for Nutrition Facts Tables and List of Ingredients now available
July 21, 2017
Please be advised that the Compendium of Templates for Nutrition Facts Tables and List of Ingredients has been updated to ......

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Silicon Metal Preliminary Anti-Dumping Duty Determination
July 21, 2017
The following is available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Certain Silicon Metal,  Preliminary Determination, Statement of Reasons Concerning the Preliminary ......

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CFIA message to all industry stakeholders
July 14, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is now offering access to more online services to more industry sectors through the ......

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Customs Notice 17-22, Interim Process for Electronic House Bills
July 14, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Customs Notice 17-22, Interim Process for Electronic ......

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GPT and LDCT Rules of Origin Regulations – Amendments
July 14, 2017
GPT and LDCT Rules of Origin Regulations – Amendments In the Federal Budget of 2017, the Government made a commitment to ......

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Implementation of the Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
July 14, 2017
The Canada Border Services has issued a notice concerning the implementation of the Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) Customs Notice 17-23 ......

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CITT Amends its Order – Certain Carbon Steel Fasteners from China and Chinese Taipe
July 14, 2017
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has completed the interim review of its order made on January 5, 2015, in Expiry ......

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FCC Eliminates form 740
July 14, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission has officially eliminated the FCC740 form that was used for radio frequency devices.  In the news ......

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FSIS Releases Guidance Document on Importing Meat and Meat Products
July 14, 2017
The Food Safety and Inspection Service published a new guidance document on the importation of beef, poultry, egg products, and ......

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TSCA Labelling will be Allowed Early for Composite Wood Products
July 14, 2017
On December 12, 2017, composite wood products will be required to be labeled in accordance with TSCA Title VI.  The ......

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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) set to take effect September 21 2017
July 10, 2017
EU and Canada agree to set a date for the provisional application of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) The ......

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CBSA publishes Customs Tariff update
July 7, 2017
The Canada Border Services Agency has updated the 2017 Customs Tariff on its website. Customs Tariff T2017-3 ...

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CBSA launches new Commercial Payments and Accounts website
July 7, 2017
The CBSA has launched a new Commercial Payments and Accounts site to help keep the trade community up-to-date on important information ......

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CBSA concludes Liquid Dielectric Transformers Re-Investigation
July 7, 2017
Certain Liquid Dielectric Transformers - Notice of Conclusion of Re-Investigation The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has concluded a re-investigation of ......

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Provisional Duties payable on Certain Silicon Metal
July 7, 2017
Silicon Metal - Notice of Preliminary Determinations - JULY 05 2017 On July 5, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) ......

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Register for a Webinar About My CFIA
July 7, 2017
My CFIA is a convenient and secure way to do business with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. During the month of ......

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CITT rules Concrete Reinforcing Bars have been dumped
July 7, 2017
Concrete Reinforcing Bar, Inquiry No. NQ-2016-003 The Canadian International Trade Tribunal  has conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of ......

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Final Anti-dumping Review Results for Thailand Warm Water Shrimp
July 7, 2017
The US Department of Commerce issued the final results of the ADD case A-549-822 that covers warm water shrimp from ......

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FSIS announces Re-inspection Requirement for Catfish
July 7, 2017
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that, starting August 2nd, 2017, all importations of Siluriformes fish and fish products ......

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International Trade Administration issues ‘Fact Sheet’ on Softwood Lumber ADD
July 7, 2017
On June 30th, the Federal Register posted the preliminary determination in the anti-dumping (AD) investigation of imports of softwood lumber ......

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Single Window Initiative
June 30, 2017
The following message is provided by the Canada Border Services Agency The purpose of this email is to inform trade chain ......

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Updates to the CFIA Fish List
June 30, 2017
Please be advised that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has added or modified the common names for the following ......

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CBSA – What’s New
June 30, 2017
The following have been updated on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D10-15-11, Sports Goods of Tariff Item 9984.00.00 This memorandum outlines ......

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Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe, Statement of Reasons
June 30, 2017
Concerning the initiation of an investigation into the dumping of Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe originating in or ......

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Softwood Lumber Updates‎
June 30, 2017
For information in relation to the softwood lumber dispute, please visit the Global Affairs Canada Softwood Lumber webpage that provides recent developments, ......

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CFIA launches new online consultation for Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
June 30, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is launching a new web-based consultation tool to gather feedback from stakeholders on current ......

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Tariff Heading 9813: Is a TIB right for me?
June 30, 2017
Tariff numbers that begin with 9813 cover the use of a TIB, or temporary import bond. These tariff numbers aren’t ......

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US Senators Urge Agriculture Secretary to Stop Fraudulent Organic Imports
June 30, 2017
In a letter to US Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, several US Senators have requested that the USDA begins ......

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Canada Day & July 4th FDA Hours (Detroit, MI and Buffalo, NY)
June 30, 2017
Peace Bridge Buffalo Monday July 3rd – 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM Tuesday, July 4th – 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM Lewiston Bridge Monday ......

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