The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) would like to remind stakeholders of the Notice to Industry: Update on compliance timelines for the use of food additives in certain ready-to-eat meat products.
In addition to declaring any food additives, industry is responsible to ensure that the information presented through labels and advertising of certain-ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products is brought into compliance by November 8, 2023.
From September 28 to December 20, 2023, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be adding temporary conditions to Safe Food for Canadians licences for the importation of romaine lettuce from the United States, including salad mixes containing this lettuce. During this period, importers will be required to provide negative E. coli O157 test results for each shipment of romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas Valley, California.
For more information, please visit Temporary import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States (2023).