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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Version of section 19 from 2019-01-15 to 2022-06-20:

Marginal note:Exception — import for export

  •  (1) Any person may import a food that does not meet the requirements of the Act or these Regulations — other than section 189 as that section relates to fresh fruits or vegetables, processed fruit or vegetable products or honey, sections 190 to 193, section 306 as that section relates to fresh fruits or vegetables or processed fruit or vegetable products, Part 13 and Volume 4 of the Standards of Identity Document — if

    • (a) a label that bears the expression “Imported for Export” or “importé pour l’exportation” is applied or attached to the food or accompanies it; and

    • (b) the food is intended to be manufactured, processed, treated, preserved, graded, packaged or labelled for the purpose of exporting it.

  • Marginal note:Licence holder

    (2) The activities referred to in paragraph (1)(b), other than the grading of a livestock carcass or a poultry carcass, must be conducted by a licence holder.

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