Health of Animals Regulations (C.R.C., c. 296)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2014-07-01. Previous Versions

Importation of Products of Rendering Plants

  •  (1) No person shall import any product of a rendering plant unless the person does so under and in accordance with a permit issued pursuant to section 160.

  • (2) Every person who imports or has the possession, care or control of any product of a rendering plant shall keep for 10 years a record of

    • (a) the name and address of the rendering plant and the date of production of the product;

    • (b) the name and address of the exporter;

    • (c) the name, lot number and quantity of the product and any other information that is sufficient to identify the product;

    • (d) the name and address of any person to whom any product is distributed or sold and the information referred to in paragraph (c) with respect to that product; and

    • (e) whether or not the product is, or contains any, prohibited material.

  • SOR/97-362, s. 4;
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 23.

Importation or Sale of Products of Rendering Plants

 No person who imports or has the possession, care or control of a product of a rendering plant shall sell or distribute the product unless the documentation required by these Regulations relating to the product and any label on any packaging or container containing the product is marked conspicuously, legibly and indelibly with the statement referred to in subsection 165(4).

  • SOR/97-362, s. 4;
  • SOR/2009-220, s. 4.

Recall Procedures

  •  (1) Every person who operates a rendering plant shall establish and maintain written procedures to facilitate an effective recall of the products of the plant.

  • (2) Every person who imports any product of a rendering plant shall establish and maintain written procedures to facilitate an effective recall of the product.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 24;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 61(F).

Food and Food Ingredients

 No person shall import, manufacture, package, label, store, distribute, sell or advertise for sale any animal food for ruminants that contains prohibited material.

  • SOR/97-362, s. 4.

 No person shall import, manufacture, package, store, distribute, sell or advertise for sale any animal food for equines, porcines, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, ratites or game birds that contains prohibited material unless the documentation required by these Regulations relating to the animal food and any label on any packaging or container containing the animal food is marked conspicuously, legibly and indelibly with a statement approved by the Minister that indicates that the animal food shall not be fed to ruminants.

  • SOR/97-362, s. 4.
  •  (1) No person shall have any prohibited material or anything, including an animal food for equines, porcines, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, ratites or game birds, that contains prohibited material on the same premises or in the same conveyance as a product of a rendering plant that does not contain prohibited material or any animal food for ruminants, without having procedures to prevent the mixing or contamination of the rendering plant product or animal food for ruminants, with prohibited material.

  • (2) In a case referred to in subsection (1), the person shall

    • (a) ensure that the procedures are followed from the time the product or animal food is received until it leaves their possession, care or control; and

    • (b) keep for 10 years a written record of the rendering plant products, the animal food for ruminants and the prohibited material.

  • (3) If a person fails to comply with subsection (1),

    • (a) the person shall change the records to show that all of the product or animal food is prohibited material and any label on any packaging or container containing the product or animal food shall be marked conspicuously, legibly and indelibly with a statement approved by the Minister that indicates that the product or animal food shall not be fed to ruminants;

    • (b) all of the product or animal food shall be considered to be prohibited material for the purposes of section 164; and

    • (c) the person shall recall any product or animal food that may have been destined for feeding to ruminants if the product or animal food is found to contain prohibited material or if the Minister has reasonable grounds to believe that the product or animal food contains prohibited material.

  • SOR/97-362, s. 4;
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 25.