Sanitary Requirements for Export of Feed Premix from Canada to Algeria
HA 2441 (May 17, 2010)

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1. They have been handled, prepared, processed and packaged in a hygienic manner with respect to the corresponding sanitary requirements;

2. The have been produced in an establishment inspected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA);

3. They are deemed fit for animal consumption;

4. They are available for free and open sale in the country of origin;

5. They do not contain meat and bone meal or animal fats;

6. (a) Canada uses the 1998 World Health Organization - Toxic Equivalent methodology to calculate the level of dioxins, furans, and dioxin-like PCBs;

 (b) In Canada, action levels in raw material of mineral origin for animal feed are:

1.0 ng WHO-PCDD/F-TEQ/kg for dioxins sum of polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxin (PCDD) and Polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDF), and,

1.5 ng WHO-PCDD/F-PCB-TEQ/kg for the sum of dioxins and dioxin-like PCB sum of polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxin (PCDD) and Polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDF) and Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB).

 (c) The products do not contain dioxins, and dioxin-like PCBs at a level exceeding the above mentioned limits (attached certificate of analysis).

7. The exported products:

Either

do not contain any medicinal products.

Or

they contain as medicinal products only those approved by Algeria.

8. They reveal levels of radiance being equivalent or being close to the natural radiance level (attached certificate of analysis). These levels are well below the levels considered as dangerous for the public health, so that these products can be sold in Canada or exported without any restriction.

9. A bacteriological analysis of the product showed:

  • negative results in 25 grams for Salmonella, and
  • a total bacterial account less than 3.106.
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