Meeting food and safety standards

Canada's food and safety standards for imports and exports, production, packaging, distribution and retail. 

Services and information

Importing and exporting food

Canada's requirements for importing and exporting food products and information on interprovincial trade.

Pre-market and submission processes

Guidance on preparing submissions for approval of food products, processes and packing materials.

Food manufacturing and production

Food manufacturing guidelines and policies for maintaining safe food production systems.

Food testing and inspection

Quality control, certifications and guidelines and procedures for food inspection and testing in Canada.

Food packaging and distribution

Requirements for food packaging submissions and technical references for safe food productions systems.

Safety standards for catering, restaurants and retail

How Canada makes sure consumers get accurate and true information on retail food products.

Marketing and health claims

How Canada sets policies, regulations and standards for health claims made on prepackaged foods.

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