Sanitary requirements for export of processed porcine blood products from Canada to China
HA 2140 (amended June 10, 2010)
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- Canada is free of foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, classical swine fever and African swine fever. Vaccination against these diseases is prohibited in Canada.
- The porcine blood products have been processed in an establishment operating under permit issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which is dedicated to porcine material.
- The porcine blood products have been processed in an establishment registered with General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ).
- The product originates from animals that have been slaughtered in a slaughterhouse approved by the CFIA and which passed ante mortem and were presented for post mortem inspection by the CFIA.
- The porcine blood products are exclusively of porcine origin. No material of ruminant origin is included in the preparation of processed porcine blood products.
- The porcine blood products are not mixed with imported material from third countries. The porcine blood products are of Canadian origin.
- Each shipment to China has tested negative for the presence of ruminant DNA with PCR method, in a laboratory approved by the CFIA.
- The porcine blood products have been packed using new and unbreakable package materials.
- The raw materials and additives used in the porcine blood products have been clearly indicated on exterior package.
- The porcine blood products for export have been produced, processed, stored and transported in such a manner as to prevent contamination by communicable animal disease pathogens up to the point of departure from Canada.
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