September 28, 2023

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Reimplements Temporary Import Testing Requirements for Romaine Lettuce Grown in Salinas Valley

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is implementing temporary Safe Food for Canadians license conditions for importing romaine lettuce, including salad mixes that contain romaine lettuce, from the Salinas Valley. The temporary license conditions will be in effect from Sept. 28 to Dec. 20, 2023.

During this period, importers are required to provide negative E. coli 0157 test results for each shipment of romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas Valley.

For more information, please visit Temporary import requirements for romaine lettuce from the U.S. (2023).

If you have any questions or issues associated with these requirements, contact Sonia Salas at [email protected].