Sanitary Requirements for Export of Pet Food to Barbados
HA 2721 (Amended October 1, 2013)
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- Canada is free of rinderpest, foot and mouth disease, velogenic newcastle disease, bovine pleuropneumonia, hog cholera and african swine fever.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The petfood described above can be sold without restriction in Canada.
- The above mentioned product has undergone all precautions to avoid recontamination with pathogenic agents after treatment.
- 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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