Importing fish products containing meat
A person who imports a fish product containing meat must ensure that all the meat ingredients:
- originate from a country with a meat inspection system recognized by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) under Part 7 of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR).
- were issued an official document by the foreign competent authority that accompanies the fish product such as:
- an Official Meat Inspection Certificate (OMIC) or an official document in a format approved by CFIA.
The requirements specific to the import of meat products are outlined in the Overview – Importing meat products.
When applying for a Safe Food for Canadians (SFC licence) to import a fish product containing meat, you should select only the food commodity "fish and seafood."
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