Sanitary Requirements for Export of Pet Food to Barbados
HA 2721 (Amended October 1, 2013)

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  1. Canada is free of rinderpest, foot and mouth disease, velogenic newcastle disease, bovine pleuropneumonia, hog cholera and african swine fever.
  2. The petfood has been entirely manufactured in the exporting country in a facility approved and monitored by the competent veterinary authority of the exporting country. There has been no outbreak foot and mouth disease (FMD) and/or highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) within a 30 km radius of the manufacturing facility, slaughter facility or farm of origin.
  3. The above mentioned product does not contain proteins derived from bovine animals, with the exception of milk and milk by-products; nor have any constituents been in contact with any bovine protein, except milk.
  4. In the case of dried or semi-moist products, the above mentioned product was produced in such a way that the ingredients of animal origin have been subject to a heat treatment of at least 90 degrees Celsius throughout their substance.
  5. In the case of sterilized canned products (hermetically-sealed containers), the above mentioned product has been heated to a minimum Fo value of 3.0.
  6. The petfood described above can be sold without restriction in Canada.
  7. The above mentioned product has undergone all precautions to avoid recontamination with pathogenic agents after treatment.
  8. The above mentioned product was packed and sealed in a new packaging/bags at the manufacturing plant labelled as petfood and shows a list of raw materials or ingredients and the nutritional data for the product.
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