As of June 30, 2021, importers of organic products must be able to demonstrate that the product meets one of the requirements by providing, at the request of the Minister or an inspector, a certificate that confirms the organic certification of the product.
During the year 2022, importers of organic commodities for which the import requirements are included in AIRS will be required to submit a digital copy of the organic product certificate when declaring organic products online using the IID.
To learn more about Organic Products under the Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations, refer to this link.
It is the responsibility of the importer to comply with the import requirements.
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
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