Dairy imports off to a slow start in Pacific Rim trade deal

July 3, 2019

As dairy, egg and poultry farmers wait for the Liberal government to explain the details of a $3.9 billion compensation package promised in this spring's federal budget, a serious threat from imports under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has yet to emerge.

CN 19-13, Amendment to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff

June 28, 2019

1. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wishes to advise of an amendment to the January 14, 2019 version of the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff.

Consultation on the requirements for importing earthworms

June 27, 2019

Are you an earthworm producer, distributor, importer or exporter or do you have an interest in matters related to angling, bait or vermicomposting?

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has launched a public consultation on proposed changes to the plant protection requirements for importing earthworms into Canada for commercial purposes. The consultation closes August 16, 2019.

2019 Food Preparations Tariff Rate Quota

June 25, 2019

WTO Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) commitment for food preparations containing more than 10 per cent but less than 50 per cent on a dry weight basis of milk solids, not in retail packaging, that are classified under tariff item  no. 1901.90.33

Update to the List of establishments approved to export shellfish from France to Canada

June 25, 2019

Please be advised that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated the List of establishments approved to export live or raw molluscan shellfish from France to Canada.

The following establishments have been added to the list: