Spotted Lanternfly

October 31, 2023

In an effort to prevent its introduction and spread into Canada, spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula, Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) has been regulated by the CFIA since 2018. It can feed on more than 100 species of trees and plants.

Consultation Extended: proposed new requirements for consumer chemical products under the CCPSA

October 4, 2023

Health Canada is notifying parties that this consultations has been extended until October 20, 2023. 

Changes to import requirements for live poultry, hatching eggs and raw poultry products from France, due to vaccination for HPAI

September 28, 2023

(Le français suit)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is temporarily suspending the importation of all live poultry, hatching eggs, and raw fresh/frozen poultry products originating from France, effective October 1, 2023. This measure is being taken to manage the potential risk from France’s vaccination campaign for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).

CFIA-AIRS Updates September 18, 2023

September 18, 2023

Chapter 06

Chapter 06 was published to add the following OGD extension: – Willow (Salix spp.) – in vitro plant