FDA | CFIA

FDA Recognizes Canada as Having a Comparable Food Safety System to the U.S.

FDA Recognizes Canada as Having a Comparable Food Safety System to the U.S. Release by FDA on May 4, 2016 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) signed an arrangement with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Department of Health Canada (Health Canada) recognizing each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other. The…

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Movement on the Safe Food for Canadians Act & Regulations

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) CFIA – Updated April 1, 2016 Title or Working Title of the Regulatory Initiative Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Description of the Objective The proposed SFCR would replace the current regulations made under the Canada Agricultural Products Act, the Fish Inspection Act, the Meat Inspection Act, and the food-related…

Compliance Dates Simplified – Based on Commodity & The Trucking Industry

COMPLIANCE DATES – SIMPLIFIED BASED ON COMMODITY & THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY   United States Canada Commodity: Effective Date: Compliance Date: Effective Date: Compliance Date: Liquid Bulk Non Dairy March 31, 2016 March 31, 2017 June 2016 June 2017 Liquid Bulk Dairy March 31, 2016 March 31, 2017 June 2016 June 2017 Dry Bulk March 31,…

Refrigerated fleets need to prepare in advance for the FDA’s comprehensive food transport requirements

NEW RULES covering food transportation and distribution will begin to take effect starting in June. However, there is growing concern that many food transporters are completely unprepared to deal with these new rules. The lack of preparedness was a key point addressed during a panel discussion that took place March 26 during the 2015 Mid-America…