China (People's Republic of) - Export requirements for honey
- Canadian honey prepared in federally registered or licensed honey establishments
Note: Bee products for human consumption, such as honeycomb (comb honey), flavoured honey, royal jelly, bee propolis, and bee pollen, are also regulated under the Food and Drugs Act, the Food and Drugs Regulations. Additionally, honey for human consumption is regulated under the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Safe Food for Canadians Regulations.
Production controls and inspection requirements
- The exporter should contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regional office and request the following documents:
- Request for inspection to obtain an export certificate – Honey (CFIA/ACIA 2659)
- Exporter's declaration for the export certificate (CFIA/ACIA 2659) – Honey
- Each lot of the product must be graded prior to issuance of the export certificate.
- Export certificate processed fruits and vegetables, honey and maple products (CFIA/ACIA 2659)
- Certificate of Free Sale (CFIA/ACIA 5786)
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