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New import requirement: romaine from parts of California must be tested for E. coli

| Canadian Food Inspection Agency | news releases

Effective October 7, 2020, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will require importers to either provide proof that romaine lettuce destined for import into Canada does not originate from counties in the Salinas Valley, or provide an official certificate of analysis from an accredited laboratory confirming that the lettuce has below-detectable levels of E. coli.


Canada and Taiwan Reach Arrangement for Trade of Organic Food

| Canadian Food Inspection Agency | statements

Canadian organic producers can export their products to Taiwan, and Canadian families shopping for organic food will have more choices following an interim arrangement reached between the governments of Canada and Taiwan


CFIA update on unrequested packages of seeds

| Canadian Food Inspection Agency | statements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is committed to protecting the health of Canada's plant resources, our environment and our economy.


Canada encourages everyone to get involved in Tree Check Month

| Canadian Food Inspection Agency | news releases

This August, during Tree Check Month, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and its partners in plant health protection are encouraging Canadians to check their trees and gardens for signs of insects, disease and other organisms that harm plants.


Canada and Japan expand organic equivalency to include livestock products

| Canadian Food Inspection Agency | statements

Canadian organic livestock producers and processors will benefit from new trade opportunities and Canadian families shopping for organic food will have more choices following an expanded organic arrangement between the governments of Canada and Japan.


CFIA statement on an incident involving dogs imported from Ukraine

| Canadian Food Inspection Agency | statements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for regulating the importation of animals, including dogs, into Canada in order to prevent the introduction and spread of diseases that could negatively impact the health of both animals and humans.


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