Meat Hygiene Directive: 2017-29

Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0Y9

April 25, 2017

Subject: Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures – Annex V of Introduction and Section 11.7.3 (China)

Export certification requirements have been updated for beta agonist free beef certification requirements and requirements applicable to pork by-product for export to China. For details, please see Annex V of the Introduction and subsection, (d) and of China section


  • The changes have been made in the Meat e-Certification System.
  • Export certificates are available to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspection staff through Read Import Country Requirements (ICR) of Meat eCert.

Barbara Doan
Food Import/Export Division

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