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New SFCR guidance documents now available

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) entered into force on January 15, 2019. To help staff and industry comply with the new regulations, the CFIA continues to publish new and updated guidance documents on a regular basis.

Use the CFIA’s Guidance Finder to find information about SFCR requirements by document type, activity type, food commodity, and method of production.

The following documents were recently posted:


On the My CFIA landing page:

On the Licensing landing page:

On the Food imports landing page:

On the Recognition of foreign systems landing page:

On the Meat products and food animals landing page:

On the Food-specific import requirements landing page:

On the Preventive controls for food – Dairy products landing page:

On the Food exports landing page:


Visit the CFIA website to learn more.