Importing food into Canada with a Safe Food for Canadians licence

January 21, 2021

Currently, importers of meat, fish, dairy, eggs, processed eggs, processed fruits or vegetables, honey, maple and fresh fruits or vegetables are required to hold a valid Safe Food for Canadians licence (SFC licence) to import food into Canada.

CBSA Message: TCC21-011 Client Support Contact Information for Freight Forwarders

January 20, 2021

Clients Affected: All clients and service providers who transmit trade data using EDI and Portal.

CFIA Validating of Safe Food for Canadians Licences

January 20, 2021

CFIA is working toward a date to begin validating Safe Food for Canadians licences on import declarations with the intent of issuing rejections on declarations that do not have a valid licence number. Prior to implementation, CFIA has developed a number of communications products to raise awareness with importers and brokers.

Flammability requirements for children’s costumes in Canada / Exigences relatives à l’inflammabilité des costumes pour enfants au Canada

January 19, 2021

Health Canada is notifying interested parties that a policy regarding the classification of children’s costumes has been developed. This policy particularly indicates how the flammability requirements set out in regulations under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) apply to these products.