- “consumer” means an individual who obtains a fish product for the purpose of consumption by themselves or others and does not intend to resell it or barter or trade it for consideration.
- “fish product” means fish, or any food that contains fish, but does not include,
- food that contains fish if the amount of fish contained constitutes 25 per cent or less of the product, by weight, unless the food is a ready-to-eat fish product that contains raw fish,
- fish or any food that contains fish that is used to make a product, other than a ready-to-eat fish product that contains raw fish, described in clause (a), or
- food that contains both fish and meat if that food is regulated under Ontario Regulation 31/05 (Meat) made under the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001.
- “meat plant” means
- a meat plant that requires a licence under Ontario Regulation 31/05
- a meat plant that holds a licence under Ontario Regulation 31/05, or
- an establishment that is identified in a licence issued under the Safe Food for Canadians Act (Canada), if that licence is for activities relating to a meat product or food animal
If you meet one of the following exemptions, a CRA Business Number is not mandatory:
- CRA Business Number Exemption
- (My business has no employees and/or it earns under $30,000 in gross revenue. Therefore, I confirm I am not legally required to obtain a CRA business number under the Income Tax Act (Canada)).
- Religious Exemption
- (I confirm although I am legally required to obtain a CRA business number under the Income Tax Act (Canada), I have not obtained one because I have a sincerely held belief that doing so would be or is contrary to my religion, belief or conscious).
- Premises Identification Number
- A Premises Identification Number, referred to as a Premises ID or PID, is a number identifying a parcel of land where agri-food activities occur. Each parcel of land, or premises, registered will receive a unique Premises ID, and a certificate will be issued displaying this number. You can get more information by visiting the Provincial Premises Registry (PPR) website at www.ontariopid.com or by calling toll free at 1-888-247-4999.
Note: Except under the conditions listed in section 11 of the O. Reg. 465/19 of the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001; a licence to operate a fish plant is not transferable.