Sanitary requirements for export of animal rendered fats exported from Canada to Guatemala
HA 2742 (October 31, 2012)

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  1. The product is made from raw material of animals that were born or raised in Canada and/or USA.
  2. The product has been processed in an establishment operating under permit issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
  3. The product has been processed in establishment producing rendered fats.
  4. The product has been heat treated at a temperature of at least 100 °C for a minimum of 5 minutes.
  5. The product has been analyzed by an accredited third party laboratory and have been found to contain less than 0.15% insoluble impurities. It is considered a BSE risk exempt commodity pursuant to the Chapter 11.5.1 of the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code (2012).
  6. In Canada, exists a feed ban which prohibits feeding ruminants with ruminant meat and bone meal or greaves in accordance with the OIE recommendations.
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