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  • Amendments to Weed Seeds Order (WSO)
    07/18/2016

    The CFIA published amendments to the Weed Seeds Order (WSO) on May 18th, 2016 in Canada Gazette, Part II which come into force on November 1, 2016. The amended WSO includes harmful new species and reclassifications of existing species.

    Registered Seed Establishments, Operators and Graders need to be familiar with the changes so that they are ready to apply the changes...

  • CSI Technical Manual for Authorize Importers
    01/12/2015

    NEW VERSION RELEASED - CSI has released a new version of CSI-Tech 2.4, the CSI Technical Manual for Authorized Importers. It provides technical guidelines for the handling and conformity verification of seed imported into Canada. The document is available for CSI auditors and CFIA accredited Operators and Graders on the CSI secure website.

  • CSI Technical Manual for Approved Conditioners and Bulk Storage Facilities
    12/08/2014

    NEW VERSION RELEASED - CSI has released a new version of CSI-Tech 2.1, the CSI Technical Manual for Approved Conditioners and Bulk Storage Facilities.  It provides technical guidelines for the handling, grading and labelling of pedigreed seed. The document is available for CSI auditors and CFIA accredited Operators and Graders on the CSI secure website.

  • CFIA Industry Bulletin - New Interagency Tag for Imported Seed
    07/19/2011

    A new interagency certification tag for imported seed is now available from the CFIA.  The new tag indicates that the imported seed meets the Certified seed requirements of the CFIA.  The new tag is for seed belonging to the Certified class and corresonds to the blue colour associated with Certified seed.  Beginning January 1, 2013, all imported seed labelled with a Canada Certified grade name...

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