Processed Egg Regulations (C.R.C., c. 290)

Regulations are current to 2016-06-06 and last amended on 2012-12-14. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, SOR/2000-183, s. 16]

PART VInternational and Interprovincial Trade

Exports

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and section 18, no person shall export any processed egg unless

    • (a) the processed egg has been prepared in a registered processed egg station;

    • (b) the processed egg meets the requirements and standards set out in Part I;

    • (c) a certificate of inspection, signed by an inspector, has been issued in respect of the processed egg; and

    • (d) in the case of a destination in the United States, the processed egg has been prepared under the continuous supervision of an inspector.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a shipment of processed egg that

    • (a) weighs 20 kg or less;

    • (b) is part of an emigrant’s effects; or

    • (c) is carried on any vessel, train, motor vehicle, aircraft or other means of transportation for use as food for the crew or passengers thereof.

  • SOR/91-423, s. 5;
  • SOR/94-447, s. 16.
  •  (1) Processed egg that does not meet the requirements of these Regulations in respect of standards, packing or marking may be exported where

    • (a) the processed egg has been prepared in a registered processed egg station;

    • (b) the shipper provides the inspector with a signed statement

      • (i) confirming that the container and markings comply with the requirements of the importing country, and

      • (ii) setting out the quality specifications of the contract under which the processed egg is being exported;

    • (c) the lot number or code of the shipment is marked on the label or container of the processed egg;

    • (d) the label affixed to the container does not misrepresent the quality, quantity, composition, characteristics, safety or nutritional value of the processed egg;

    • (e) in the case of a destination in the United States, the processed egg has been prepared under the continuous supervision of an inspector; and

    • (f) a certificate of inspection that indicates that the requirements of paragraphs (a) to (d) and, where applicable, paragraph (e) are met, signed by an inspector, has been issued in respect of the processed egg, together with a statement of certification referred to in subparagraph 16(3)(e)(iii).

  • (2) A certificate of inspection shall be presented on request to an inspector or a customs officer at the port of exit of the processed egg.

  • SOR/91-423, s. 5;
  • SOR/94-447, s. 17.

Interprovincial Trade

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall convey processed egg from one province to another unless the processed egg

    • (a) has been prepared in a registered processed egg station;

    • (b) meets the requirements and standards set out in Part I; and

    • (c) is packed and marked as prescribed by these Regulations.

  • (2) Processed egg that does not meet the requirements and standards set out in Part I may be conveyed from one province to another where

    • (a) the processed egg has been prepared in a registered processed egg station;

    • (b) the processed egg is conveyed from a registered processed egg station to a registered processed egg station located in that other province;

    • (c) the processed egg is packed in a container that, except in the case of a container that is an integral part of a vehicle, is marked with

      • (i) the common name of the processed egg,

      • (ii) the net quantity of the processed egg,

      • (iii) the name and address of the registered processed egg station in which the processed egg has been prepared,

      • (iv) if colour has been added to the processed egg, the words “Contains Colour” or “Colour Added”, or “Avec colorant” or “Additionné de colorant”,

      • (v) the words “For Further Processing Only” or “Pour transformation ultérieure”, and

      • (vi) the lot number; and

    • (d) the conveyance of the processed egg has been permitted, in writing, by an inspector.

  • (3) Processed egg that is imported into Canada pursuant to subsection 21(1) may be conveyed from one province to another.

  • SOR/81-416, s. 9;
  • SOR/91-423, s. 5;
  • SOR/94-447, s. 18;
  • SOR/97-151, s. 5.
  •  (1) No person shall convey inedible processed egg from one province to another unless

    • (a) the inedible processed egg has been prepared in a registered processed egg station;

    • (b) the inedible processed egg is packed in a container labelled with the words “Inedible Processed Egg — Not for Human Consumption” and “Oeufs transformés non comestibles — Impropres à la consommation humaine”, in letters not less than 1.2 cm in height, and with the name and address of the registered processed egg station in which the inedible processed egg was prepared;

    • (c) subject to subsection (2), the inedible processed egg is denatured; and

    • (d) the shipper provides an inspector, on request, with the name and address of the consignee.

  • (2) Inedible processed egg that has not been denatured may be conveyed from one province to another where

    • (a) the container of inedible processed egg is sealed to the satisfaction of the Executive Director; and

    • (b) the Executive Director is satisfied that the inedible processed egg will not be used for human consumption.

  • (3) Where inedible processed egg that has not been denatured is conveyed from one province to another in accordance with subsection (2), the seal may be removed only by an inspector or on the authorization of the Executive Director.

  • SOR/81-416, s. 10;
  • SOR/91-423, s. 5;
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 22.

Imports

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall import any processed egg into Canada unless

    • (a) the processed egg originated in a country that has

      • (i) requirements and standards that are substantially equivalent to those set out in these Regulations, and

      • (ii) a system of inspection for processed egg and establishments that prepare processed egg that is substantially equivalent to that in Canada;

    • (b) the processed egg meets the requirements and standards set out in Part I;

    • (c) the processed egg has been prepared under conditions substantially equivalent to those prescribed by these Regulations;

    • (d) the container of processed egg bears a label marked with the words “Product of” or “Produit de”, followed by the name of the country of origin;

    • (e) the processed egg is packed and marked in accordance with these Regulations;

    • (f) the processed egg is accompanied by inspection documentation, for presentation to an inspector at the point of inspection, certifying that the requirements set out in paragraphs (a) to (c) have been met; and

    • (g) a certificate of inspection, signed by an inspector, has been issued in respect of the processed egg.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a shipment of processed egg that

    • (a) weighs 20 kg or less and is not intended for sale in Canada;

    • (b) is part of an immigrant’s effects;

    • (c) weighs 100 kg or less and is intended for use in analysis, evaluation, testing or research or in a national or international food exhibition;

    • (d) is carried on any vessel, train, motor vehicle, aircraft or other means of transportation for use as food for the crew or passengers thereof; or

    • (e) is imported from the United States onto the Akwesasne Reserve for use by an Akwesasne resident.

  • (2.1) Paragraph (2)(e) does not apply in respect of a shipment of processed egg that is conveyed to Canada from another country through the United States if the shipment is bonded.

  • (2.2) For the purpose of paragraph (2)(e), Akwesasne resident means an individual who has established permanent residence on the Akwesasne Reserve.

  • (3) Liquid processed egg that does not meet the requirements and standards set out in Part I may be imported into Canada where

    • (a) the liquid processed egg originated in a country that has

      • (i) requirements and standards that are substantially equivalent to those set out in these Regulations, and

      • (ii) a system of inspection for processed egg and establishments that prepare processed egg that is substantially equivalent to that in Canada;

    • (b) the liquid processed egg has been prepared under conditions substantially equivalent to those prescribed by these Regulations;

    • (c) the words “For Further Processing Only” or “Pour transformation ultérieure” are marked on the container or on a tag affixed to the container, except in the case of a container that is an integral part of a vehicle;

    • (d) in the case of liquid processed egg packed in a container, except in the case of a container that is an integral part of a vehicle, the container or a tag affixed thereto is marked with the common name of the liquid processed egg and its net quantity;

    • (e) the liquid processed egg is to be conveyed to a registered processed egg station;

    • (f) the liquid processed egg is accompanied by inspection documentation, for presentation to an inspector at the point of inspection, certifying that the requirements set out in paragraphs (a) and (b) have been met; and

    • (g) a certificate of inspection, signed by an inspector, has been issued in respect of the liquid processed egg.

  • (4) Processed egg that is imported into Canada for further processing only shall be conveyed to a registered processed egg station and be marked in accordance with paragraph (3)(c).

  • SOR/91-423, s. 5;
  • SOR/92-4, s. 1;
  • SOR/94-447, s. 19;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 39.
 
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