The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds food facilities that are required to register with it that they must renew their food facility registrations this year. Many Canadian food exporters are in this category.

Under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, the registration requirements apply to domestic and foreign food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency issued a customs notice to provide information on the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on December 30, 2018.

The Agency notes that not all CPTPP member countries have completed their domestic ratification process and identified an implementation date. As the remaining CPTPP member countries reach ratification and confirm …


 

The new agreement to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico was signed by the leaders of the three countries last Friday.

The agreement preserves Canada’s preferential access to the U.S. and Mexican markets, ensuring that the vast majority of trilateral trade remains duty-free. The agreement includes an exemption for a significant …