Sanitary Requirements for the exportation of Muskox Horns to Peru HA2913 (2016-04-13)
Canada is free from foot-and-mouth disease without vaccination, rinderpest and Rift Valley fever.
Canada is classified by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) as a country with controlled risk for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), and has an active surveillance program in place for BSE, which complies with international standards established by the (OIE).
The horns were obtained from animals that were born and raised in Canada.
The animals from which the horns were obtained come from a farm of origin that was not under quarantine or restriction of movement due to a reportable disease.
The horns were obtained from animals that were not slaughtered or eliminated in Canada as a result of an eradication program for a reportable disease.
The horns were obtained from animals that were subjected to an ante-mortem and post-mortem inspections under the supervision of an official veterinarian in slaughterhouses that are duly authorized by the CFIA.
The manufacturing/processing establishment has been inspected at least once a year by the CFIA with favourable results.
The horns were cleaned, washed and disinfected to remove skin and bone debris, with verification by an official veterinarian.
The horns were packed or packaged after being processed and did not come into contact with other products.
The horns were inspected by an official inspector prior to certification.
The containers were washed and disinfected using products authorized by the exporting country.