Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 6.22 from 2012-12-14 to 2015-02-26:

  •  (1) Every person who removes the specified risk material from the carcasses of cattle that died or were condemned before they otherwise would have been slaughtered for human consumption as food shall ensure that the specified risk material is stained with a conspicuous and indelible dye and collected in a dedicated container that is marked with a statement in both official languages indicating that the contents are specified risk material.

  • (2) If the specified risk material has not been removed from the carcasses of cattle that died or were condemned before they otherwise would have been slaughtered for human consumption as food, the person who has the possession, care or control of the carcasses and any parts of them shall ensure that either the carcasses or the parts of them containing the specified risk material are stained with a dye that is conspicuous, indelible and safe for consumption by animals.

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply in respect of

    • (a) the carcasses of cattle if the specified risk material from each of the carcasses and each of the carcasses that contains specified risk material remain on the premises on which the cattle were determined to be dead or are submitted to a level 2 containment laboratory; or

    • (b) samples of specified risk material, or carcasses — or parts of carcasses — of cattle from which the specified risk material has not been removed, that are submitted to a level 2 containment laboratory.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 12;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 48.
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