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Canada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Site: Ontario Area Office

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Visit website to see Food Recall Alerts
Contact Information
Office Phone 226-217-8555 * CFIA Central Regional office 519-837-5817
Toll Free Phone 1-800-442-2342
TTY Phone 1-800-465-7735
Fax CFIA Central Regional Office 519-837-9774
Agency Information
Established 1997
Primary Executive Jim Crawford, Area Director General; Phone: 226-217-8354
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Inspection services, quarantine programs related to food, animal health, plant protection* enforces food safety, nutritional quality standards established by Health Canada* responds to food borne illness outbreaks through food safety investigations and recalls * guards against entry of foreign animal diseases to protect human and animal health* prevention and control of the spread of certain foreign animal diseases* sets standards and verifies industry compliance with federal acts and regulationsComplaints related to health concerns in restaurants and cafeterias should be referred to the appropriate public health unit.Canadian food safety system is an area of shared jurisdiction between provincial, territorial and federal governments and is composed of medical, public health, and food inspection systems.Rabies is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Act. All suspected cases must be reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for immediate investigation by inspectors.
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmToll free / TTY lines Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm Eastern Time
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Industry, consumers, and federal, provincial and municipal organizations
Application Visit website for information and to report a food safety or labelling concern
Languages English; French
Fees Program - vary by program
Site Information
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
174 Stone Rd W
Guelph, ON
Canada N1G 4S9
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Consumer Protection / Complaints
Service Categories Consumer Disclosure Laws ; Consumer Safety Standards ; Food Complaints ; Product Quality Standards ; Public Health Advisories

Agency Overview

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