Meat Hygiene Directive: 2017-64

Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0Y9

December 04, 2017

Subject: Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures – European Union, Section, and Annex R

Minor changes have been made to European Union requirements and to Annex R to reflect current organizational responsibilities. Additionally, it was clarified that grading is done by an employee of an organization recognized by the government of Canada. For details, please see the section on European Union and Annex R of European Union, Chapter 11 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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