Meat Hygiene Directive: 2017-57

Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0Y9

November 14, 2017

Subject: Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures – European Union, Annex S

The CFIA Users' Manual for the Canadian Program for Certifying Freedom from Growth Enhancing Products (GEPs) for the Export of Beef to the EU, Annex S, has been added to Chapter 11.

For details, please see the section on European Union, Chapter 11- Annex S of your Manual of Procedures.


  • 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.

Doug Hazel
Food Import/Export Division

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