Food In Canada

CFIA updates fresh fruit and vegetable guidance material

December 11, 2019   Food in Canada


  1. The fresh fruit and vegetable industry will have until Jan. 15, 2021 to use up existing packaging material in relation to the coming into force traceability timelines. As a result the following has been updated:
  2. The following definition has been updated in the SFCR Glossary of key terms:
    • Lot code

Consult the CFIA’s guidance finder: food to search for the latest SFCR technical and regulatory information. For more information on the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations, please visit www.inspection.gc.ca/SafeFood.


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