Health of Animals Regulations
6.21 (1) Every person who slaughters, cuts up or debones cattle for human consumption as food shall ensure that, immediately after removal of the specified risk material, 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) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of
(a) cattle that are slaughtered, cut up or deboned on a farm or ranch, as defined in section 172, if the specified risk material from the carcasses of those cattle remains on the farm or ranch or is submitted to a level 2 containment laboratory;
(b) cattle that are slaughtered, cut up or deboned at an abattoir if all parts of the carcass of any animal remain on the premises of the abattoir other than those parts that are for human consumption as food or samples that are submitted to a level 2 containment laboratory; or
(c) 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/2009-220, s. 3
- SOR/2012-286, s. 47
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