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Canada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Site: Ontario Area Office

Public Comments Visit website to see Food Recall Alerts
Contact Information
Alternate Name CFIA
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
Primary Executive Jim Crawford, Area Director General, CFIA, Ontario Operations; Phone: 226-217-8354
Description (Site) Access from Research Lane
Site Location Guelph-University of Guelph Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
174 Stone Rd W
Guelph, ON N1G 4S9
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Intersection Edinburgh Rd S and Stone Rd W
Other Locations c/o CFIA Central Regional Office
259 Woodlawn Rd W, Suite A
Guelph, ON N1H 8J1
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Canada's federal food safety, animal health and plant protection enforcement agency.
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 regulations 
Complaints 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 pm 
Toll 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
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established 1997
Funding Federal
Print Material Food Safety Fact Sheets - food allergens, causes of food borne illness, food recalls -- available on website or by calling 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735
For CFIA Forms and Publications on Food, Animals, Plants, Imports, Export Declaration Form, see Forms and Publications
Service Categories Consumer Disclosure Laws ; Consumer Safety Standards ; Food Complaints ; Product Quality Standards ; Public Health Advisories