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Fish and Seafood

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) develops and verifies compliance with appropriate product and process standards that contribute to the acceptable quality, safety and identity of fish and seafood products that are processed in federal establishments or imported into Canada.

The CFIA activities include:

  • registration of federal fish processing establishments;
  • inspection of imported fish and fish products;
  • developing and maintaining international arrangements with countries with recognized inspection systems;
  • inspection and enforcement of regulations, including enforcing label regulations;
  • residue testing.

The key acts and regulations we enforce are:

Information we provide for consumers includes:

Information we provide for the food industry includes: