Meat Hygiene Directive: 2018-20
September 18, 2018
Subject: Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures (MHMOP) – section 11.7.3 – European Union
Please be advised that sub-section 18.104.22.168.9.1.5 of Chapter 11 (European Union) in the MHMOP has been updated based on the National Chronic Wasting Disease Control Program.
Effective immediately, the CFIA will not be able to certify meat derived from wild cervids.
- The changes have been made in the Meat e-Certification System.
- Export certificates are available to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspection staff through Read Import Country Requirements (ICR) of Meat eCert.
Dr. Parthi Muthukumarsamy
Food Import/Export Division
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