Canada: CFIA Offers Leniency on Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Requirements

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified industry that there will be a period of leniency for new Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) for manufactured foods. CFIA will continue to enforce food safety requirements and businesses are encouraged to be fully compliant with the SFCR requirements by the into force date. However, in order to support food availability and to prevent business disruption, manufactured food producers can continue to operate without an SFCR licence past the July 15, 2020 coming into force date. 

Canada: CFIA Offers Leniency on Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Requirements

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