Consultation: Proposed new guidance for Novel Food Regulations focused on plant breeding

From: Health Canada

Current status: Closed

This consultation ran from March 25, 2021 to May 24, 2021.

Health Canada is seeking feedback on two new pieces of guidance for the Novel Food Regulations, focused on plant breeding. Our intent is to ensure the guidance:

How to participate

Review the summaries of the proposed new pieces of guidance for the Novel Food Regulations, focused on plant breeding:

To obtain a copy of each guidance piece, please send a request by e-mail to hc.bmh-bdm.sc@canada.ca.

We welcome your feedback by e-mail or mail by May 24, 2021.

Please note: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be consulting soon on new guidance for the environmental release of new plant varieties as part of a separate public consultation process.

Who is the focus of this consultation

Health Canada wants to hear from:

Key questions for discussion

For each new piece of guidance, we would like commenters to consider the following:

Related Information

Contact Us

Bureau of Microbial Hazards
Food Directorate
Health Canada
251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9

Email: hc.bmh-bdm.sc@canada.ca

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