Good News-Acceptance of first consignment of Indian Grapes by Canadian Food Inspection Agency(CFIA)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency(CFIA) has accepted the first consignment of Indian Grapes after its  100% inspection at the port of entry. Their phytosanitary requirement is as follows:-

  1. Vineyards and Packhouses must be registered.
  2. Traceability must be maintained.
  3. Pest freedom must be ensured.
  4. NPPO-India must inspect minimum 2% of the packed fruit cartons.
  5. The Canadian Importers must obtain Import Permit.
  6. The Phytosanitary Certificate, issued by the NPPO-India, must include the following additional declaration:

“This shipment has been inspected and found free of all stages of any pests regulated by Canada”