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Canada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Site: Niagara District Office

Contact Details
Office Phone Office 905-937-7434 ; Import/Export regulations for fertilizer 519-837-9400 ; Fruits/Vegetables 905-572-2201 ; Identification of insects 905-937-7434 ; Taking a plant to the USA 905-937-7434 ; Animal Health 905-937-7434;  
Aquatic Animal Health (includes finfish, molluscs and crustaceans) 289-247-4098
After Hours Phone Animal Health 905-937-6200
Fax Animal Health 905-937-8020 ; Plant Health 905-937-5003
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
350 Ontario St, Unit 13, Box 9
St Catharines, ON L2R 5L8
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Intersection Ontario St and Carlton St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service)

Safeguards Canada's food supply and its plant and animal resource base * enforces standards established by Health Canada * verifies industry compliance with federal laws, including registration and inspection of abattoirs and food processing plants * inspects and assesses imports of animals, animal products, aquatic animals (includes finfish, molluscs and crustaceans) and their products, plants, plant products and soil * monitors humane transportation and slaughter of livestock * enforces fair packaging and labelling laws * coordinates food recalls * certifies food, plant and animal exports * regulates products derived through bio-technology

Will identify insects if taken or mailed in to this office. Inspects green plants, mainly for import or exporting. Responsible for the import and export regulation of meat hygiene, processed foods, seeds, fertilizers, feeds, animal health and plant protection.

Inspection and administration of imports and exports of all animals. Investigate foreign and reportable animal diseases including those of aquatic animals (includes finfish, molluscs and crustaceans).

Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm By Appointment
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; Hindi
Fees Service ; Inspection fees are in effect
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Service Categories Consumer Disclosure Laws ; Consumer Safety Standards ; Food Complaints ; Product Quality Standards

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