CFIA’s Regulations Come Into Force on January 15, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will come into force on January 15, 2019. New requirements will apply to businesses and individuals importing food, including non-alcoholic beverages into Canada under these regulations.

The intention of these new regulations is to safeguard Canada’s food system by preventing unsafe food from entering the marketplace and allowing for faster removal.

For more information:
• CFIA Website – SFCR information
• Full version of Customs Notice 19-01 on CBSA website.

Please review your imports and this information to determine if your business will be impacted by these changes. Please reach out to if you have questions about this change.