Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990

Version of section 29.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-12-13:

  •  (1) An operator engaged in the slaughter of birds, other than ostriches, rheas and emus, in a registered establishment may apply for authorization to operate a shared inspection program or a post mortem examination program in the registered establishment.

  • (2) An application for authorization to operate a shared inspection program or a post-mortem examination program shall be made to the President in a form acceptable to the President and shall be accompanied by the following information:

    • (a) the name of the applicant and the business name, address, postal code, telephone and facsimile numbers and registration number of the registered establishment; and

    • (b) a complete copy of the program.

  • (3) A shared inspection program or a post mortem examination program shall be in writing, shall meet the requirements of the provisions of the Manual of Procedures that deal with the inspection of poultry and shall contain

    • (a) a list of the duties of every person who is to be engaged in the shared inspection program or post mortem examination program, as the case may be;

    • (b) a description of the corrective actions to be taken to eliminate deviations from the shared inspection program or post mortem examination program, as the case may be;

    • (c) a description of the control programs and the training programs that will be developed, implemented and maintained to support the shared inspection program or post mortem examination program; and

    • (d) a description of the records that will be kept to demonstrate compliance with the Act and these Regulations.

  • (4) For the purpose of evaluating an application for authorization to operate a shared inspection program or a post mortem examination program, the President may undertake any consultation, study, research, test, trial or other process that is necessary.

  • (5) The President shall authorize an applicant to operate a shared inspection program or a post mortem examination program unless

    • (a) the program does not meet the requirements referred to in subsection (3); or

    • (b) information obtained through the examination of the application or from an evaluation process conducted under subsection (4) indicates that the program

      • (i) does not comply with the requirements specified in these Regulations, the FSEP Manual or the Manual of Procedures, or

      • (ii) would have an adverse effect on the edibility of meat products produced in the registered establishment.

  • (6) The President may undertake, at any time, any consultation, study, research, test, trial or other process that is necessary to ensure that meat products produced in the registered establishment comply with these Regulations or that is necessary to protect public health or safety.

  • SOR/2001-167, s. 7;
  • SOR/2004-280, s. 10.
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