Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990

Version of section 33 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-10-26:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), during the time a food animal other than an equine animal is slaughtered at a registered establishment, a carcass of a food animal other than an equine animal is dressed at a registered establishment or a meat product derived from a food animal other than an equine animal is processed, packaged or labelled in a registered establishment, the registered establishment shall not at the same time contain a meat product derived from an equine animal and shall not thereafter be used for the slaughtering of an equine animal, the dressing of the carcass of an equine animal or the processing, packaging or labelling of a meat product derived from an equine animal unless

    • (a) all meat products derived from a food animal other than an equine animal have been removed from the registered establishment;

    • (b) the registered establishment has facilities that are suitable for handling equine animals and for the slaughtering of equine animals; and

    • (c) an inspector has certified that the registered establishment meets the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b).

  • (2) The meat products required by paragraph (1)(a) to be removed from a registered establishment may be kept in the registered establishment if they are locked in a separate room under the control of an inspector.

  • (3) Where a meat product derived from an equine animal is processed in a registered establishment, a meat product derived from a food animal other than an equine animal may, for the purpose of being combined with the meat product of an equine animal, be kept in the registered establishment.

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