Important SFCA Update for Canadian Food Importers and Exporters

Canada’s Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced its MY CFIA portal is now able to process licences as required by the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) in keeping with the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SCFA). For many food businesses regulated by SFCR, having a licence will be a requirement to import or export…

UPDATE: Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)

Further to our alert issued on September 24 (see attached), food importers are advised to open an account on My CFIA in order to apply for a food license. Whether you Import, export or interprovincially trade food, a SFCR food license will be required. The CFIA has set up various online tools to assist and…

New Canadian Food Safety Regulations Effective January 15, 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Government of Canada will implement new food safety regulations that affect parties processing, importing and/or handling food and related products for human consumption. The Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are intended to modernize food safety in…