Programs and Services

Commitment to Quality

In today's competitive global business climate, guaranteeing stringent quality standards is vital - especially in the food and agriculture industry. With the right quality control systems in place, food suppliers, processors, regulators and consumers know that products will meet their expectations, and will accept them with confidence.

  • Approved Conditioner (AC)

    CSI is accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to deliver the Approved Conditioner (AC) program. CFIA registers ACs based on a recommendation from CSI following a successful accreditation audit.  Approved conditioners,...

  • Authorized Importer

    Information for facilities that import and release common and pedigreed seed for sale in Canada.

    CSI is accredited under CFIA to conduct Authorized Importer (AI) audits, ensuring your facility imports and releases seed...

  • Bulk Storage Facility (BSF)

    Information for facilities who handle and store pedigreed seed in bulk.

    CSI is accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to deliver the bulk storage facility (BSF) program. CFIA registers bulk storage...

  • Seed Institute Training Sessions & Workshops

    CSI is planning to deliver a number of new Grader training sessions in the fall and winter of 2017-2018.  Specific details regarding each training session will be posted as the sessions details are finalized and we are ready to begin...

  • Seed Testing Lab
    CSI Laboratory Accreditation Program Background

    Information for businesses that conduct seed analysis

    The process for new laboratories seeking accreditation includes completing an accreditation application followed by a...

  • US Exporter (CPCPS)
    CFIA Phytosanitary Certification Program for Seed (CPCPS)

    Information for exporters shipping seeds in small packages to the U.S.

    Canadian seed exporters now have five options to meet U.S. import requirements for seed,...