CFIA Fish import program update (RTE Fish)
To: All Federally Registered Fish Establishments and Importers of Fish Products
Subject: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fish Program update with respect to Health Canada’s Policy on Listeria Monocytogenes (Lm) in Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Foods
Health Canada’s Policy on Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Foods (“Listeria Policy (2011)”) is effective April 1st, 2011 and replaces the current 2004 Policy.
The CFIA, along with other federal government departments, will be working with industry to promote the recommended food safety practices detailed in the Listeria Policy (2011).
For more information please see http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/fispoi/commun/20110426e.shtml