Sanitary Requirements for Export of Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) for Technical Use from Canada to Taiwan
HA 2282 (August 8, 2011)

  1. The serum was derived from bovine fetuses collected from dams:
    of Canadian origin born and raised in: space
  2. The serum was derived from fetuses collected from dams which passed ante and post mortem inspections performed by the competent authority of the country of origin.
  3. The exported serum was handled or processed in a plant inspected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
  4. Only serum from Canada or from a country recognised by Taiwan as free of foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia and bovine spongiform encephalopathy is handled or processed in the plant.
  5. The serum has been:
    • Either - filtered through a filter of 0.22 μm or less;
    • Or - irradiated with Gamma (γ) ray at a dose of 25 kGray (2.5MRad) or more;
    • And - has been tested and found free of mycoplasma, bovine viral diarrhea, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and bluetongue.
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