The company Les Aliments Rose Hill Inc. is ordered to pay a $2000 fine for offences under the Meat Inspection Act
Montreal, Quebec, February 23, 2011: On November 22, 2010, at the Montreal Courthouse, the company Les Aliments Rose Hill Inc., located in Ville Saint-Laurent, pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the Meat Inspection Act.
The Court of Quebec ordered the company to pay a fine of $1000 for each count.
The offences, which occurred on October 14, and November 26, 2008, consisted of failing to deliver, as soon as possible, a meat product, in its imported condition, to a registered establishment for inspection by an inspector, contrary to subsection 9(2) of the Meat Inspection Act .
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for enforcing a variety of federal statutes, including the Meat Inspection Act and Meat Inspection Regulations. This act governs, among other things, the import, export and interprovincial trade of meat products. The CFIA verifies that imported meat products meet Canadian standards.
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