11.7.3 West Indies

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11.7.3.1 General information

This geographical, rather than political grouping is made on the basis of common requirements, thus avoiding repetition. The group includes those countries formerly identified as the West Indies Federation plus additional islands. Countries to which exports are currently made include:

Anguilla, Antigua and BarbudaFootnote 1, BarbadosFootnote 1, BahamasFootnote 1, BermudaFootnote 1, British Virgin Islands,
Cayman IslandsFootnote 1, Dominica, Grenada, JamaicaFootnote 1, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles (Aruba,
Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Saint Eustatius, Saint Martin), Saint Kitts and NevisFootnote 1, Saint LuciaFootnote 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and TobagoFootnote 1, Turks and Caicos Islands.

11.7.3.2 Import prohibitions or restrictions

Nil

11.7.3.3 Specific or additional inspection procedures

A check on the strength of brine used to pack pickled meats is to be made using a salometer.

11.7.3.4 Additional certification

When products pickled in brine are certified, form CFIA/ACIA 1454 should be endorsed with the statement: "the product has been packed in 100 degree salometer reading brine".

11.7.3.5 Special marking and packaging requirements

Nil

11.7.3.6 Other requirements

Nil

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