Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
Marginal note:Exception — interprovincial trade, import and export
23 (1) The provisions of the Act and these Regulations do not apply in respect of a food that is sent or conveyed from one province to another or that is imported or exported if
(a) the food is carried on a conveyance for use by the crew or passengers of that conveyance;
(b) the food is intended and used for analysis, evaluation, research or a Canadian or international food exhibition and is part of a shipment that weighs 100 kg or less or, in the case of eggs, is part of a shipment of five or fewer cases that are each intended to contain 30 dozen eggs;
(c) the food is not intended or sold for use as food and a label that indicates its intended use and bears the expression “Not for Use as Human Food” or “ne peut servir à l’alimentation humaine” is applied or attached to the food or accompanies it;
(d) in the case of a food that is imported, the food
(i) is imported from the United States into the Akwesasne Reserve for use by an individual who has established permanent residence on that Reserve, or
(ii) is part of an in bond shipment that is sent or conveyed from a foreign state to a cruise ship or military ship in Canada for use by the crew or passengers; or
(e) in the case of a food that is sent or conveyed from one province to another, the food is sent or conveyed from one federal penitentiary to another.
Marginal note:In transit
(2) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(d)(i), if the food is part of an in bond shipment that passes only in transit through the United States, the food is not considered to have been imported from the United States.
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