11.7.3 Argentina

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11.7.3.1 General information

The export certification requirements for export of fresh (chilled and frozen) raw pork have been negotiated with Argentina as of April 24, 2017 and are described below inthis section. A final approval from Argentina is expected to follow after an onsite audit visit by the Argentinian authorities for compliance with Resolution SENASA No. 816/02 – (Spanish only). The operators have to develop necessary control programs, according to requirements related to requirements stated in Annex A, available with CFIA inspectors.

Exporter is responsible to comply with additional labelling requirements of the Republic of Argentina.

11.7.3.2 Import prohibitions or restrictions

Beef: Beef products are not eligible for export.

Pork: The certification requirements for export of Fresh Pork Meat (chilled or frozen) to Argentina have been outlined in Annex A available with the CFIA inspectors.

11.7.3.3 Specific or additional inspection procedures

Operators of establishments where eligible pork is manufactured for export to Argentina must develop and implement and maintain effective and verifiable control measures to ensure compliance with all additional Argentina specific requirements listed in Annex A. Where eligible and non-eligible products are manufactured at the establishment, the control measures must ensure that non-eligible products can be distinguished from those that are eligible through receiving, processing, shipping and distribution. The controls must include monitoring, verification and deviation procedures. The control measures must be reviewed and found satisfactory by the inspector in charge. The inspector will verify compliance through usual inspection activities.

11.7.3.4 Additional certification

Annex A must be issued

11.7.3.5 Special marking and packaging requirements

Nil

11.7.3.6 Other requirements

Nil

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