Sanitary requirements for export of cervid velvet antlers from Canada to Hong Kong
HA 2528 (Amended February 19, 2010)

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  1. The velvet antlers described above were derived from animals residing in Canada.
  2. Canada is free of Foot and Mouth Disease, Vesicular Stomatitis and Rinderpest.
  3. The velvet antlers originate from animals that come from a country or zone free from brucellosis and tuberculosis as defined in article 11.3.2 and 11.8.2 of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code of the OIE.
  4. The velvet antlers are clean, derived from cervids that have been found healthy and free from clinical evidence of infectious disease at the farm, and therefore are considered fit for human consumption Footnote 1 .
  5. The velvet antlers were handled and packaged in a hygienic manner.
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