Annex R: The Canadian Program for Certifying Freedom from Growth Enhancing Products (GEPs) for the Export of Beef to the European Union (EU)
Annex R-7.1 Certificate of Compliance

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Canadian Program for Certifying Freedom from Growth Enhancing Products (GEPs)

This Certificate of Compliance is issued to: space

Facility name: space

Responsible individual: space

Address/Location: space

Premises ID (CCIA/ATQ): space

Select the type of operator:

Cow/Calf checkbox

Feedlot Operation checkbox

Auction Market checkbox

Producer Declaration

I, (Name) space, am the CFIA Approved Veterinarian responsible for the identified facility. I certify that, following my assessment, the operator of the above mentioned operation is in compliance with the Canadian Program for Certifying Freedom from Growth Enhancing Products (GEPs) for the Export of Beef to the EU.

Date of the assessment: space

This Certificate of Compliance is valid until (insert the date): space

Signature of the CFIA Approved Veterinarian: space

Note: Feedlot assessments are performed at least once every 6 months and, for Cow-calf operations and auction markets assessments are performed at least once a year. Producer is responsible to contact his CFIA Approved Veterinarian and ask for an assessment within one month before expiration of the Certificate of Compliance. If the visit is performed within this one month time frame the same annual expiry date can be maintained (does not need to be adjusted from the date of assessment).

Distribution of the Certificate of Compliance:

  • Original Producer/Auction market,
  • 1 copy CFIA District Veterinarian,
  • 1 copy CFIA Approved Veterinarian, and
  • 1 copy designated CFIA Area Program Specialist
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