Health of Animals Regulations (C.R.C., c. 296)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2017-05-19. Previous Versions

Recall Procedures

 Every person who imports, manufactures, packages, labels, stores, distributes, sells or advertises for sale any animal food for ruminants, equines, porcines, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, ratites or game birds shall establish and maintain written procedures to facilitate an effective recall of the animal food.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 26;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 62(F).

 Every person who manufactures, imports, sells or distributes a fertilizer or fertilizer supplement containing prohibited material, other than a rendered fat, shall establish and maintain written procedures to facilitate an effective recall of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 26;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 62.

Records

  •  (1) Every person who manufactures animal food for ruminants, equines, porcines, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, ratites or game birds shall keep, for 10 years, records that contain

    • (a) the formula for the animal food, including the name and weight of each ingredient used for each lot of the animal food;

    • (b) a mixing sheet that shows that each lot of the animal food has been produced in accordance with the formula referred to in paragraph (a);

    • (c) information as to whether or not the animal food contains any prohibited material;

    • (d) the date of preparation of the animal food;

    • (e) the lot number and any other information used to identify each lot of animal food; and

    • (f) the name and address of any person to whom any animal food is distributed or sold and a description of the food, including the name and quantity.

  • (2) Every person who imports, packages, stores, distributes, sells or advertises for sale animal food for ruminants, equines, porcines, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, ratites or game birds shall keep, for 10 years, records that contain

    • (a) the name, the lot number and any other information used to identify the animal food;

    • (b) the name and address of any person to whom the animal food is distributed or sold and a description of the animal food, including the name and quantity; and

    • (c) information as to whether or not the animal food contains any prohibited material.

  • (3) Every person who owns or has the possession, care or custody of a ruminant shall keep copies of all invoices for animal food that contains prohibited material.

  • SOR/97-362, s. 4;
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 27;
  • SOR/2007-24, s. 7.
  •  (1) Every person who manufactures a fertilizer or fertilizer supplement containing prohibited material, other than a rendered fat, shall keep for 10 years records that are sufficient

    • (a) to demonstrate that the person

      • (i) has not used specified risk material in any form, whether or not incorporated into another thing, as an ingredient of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement, or

      • (ii) has used specified risk material in any form, whether or not incorporated into another thing, as an ingredient of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement only in accordance with a permit issued under section 160 for the purpose of section 6.4; and

    • (b) to facilitate an effective recall of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement.

  • (2) The records shall include

    • (a) the name and address of any person who supplied the prohibited material to the person manufacturing the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement and a statement, signed by the supplier, that the prohibited material does not contain specified risk material or that it contains specified risk material in accordance with a permit issued under section 160 for the purpose of section 6.4;

    • (b) the formula for the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement, including the name and weight of each ingredient used for each lot of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement;

    • (c) a mixing sheet that shows that each lot of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement has been produced in accordance with the formula referred to in paragraph (b);

    • (d) the date of preparation of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement;

    • (e) any information used to identify each lot of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement; and

    • (f) the name and address of any person to whom any of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement is sold or distributed and a description of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement, including the name and quantity.

  • (3) In this section, specified risk material has the same meaning as in section 6.1.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 28;
  • SOR/2009-18, s. 18;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 63(F).

 Every person who imports, sells or distributes a fertilizer or fertilizer supplement containing prohibited material, other than a rendered fat, shall keep for 10 years records that are sufficient to facilitate an effective recall of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement, including

  • (a) the name, the lot number and other information used to identify the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement; and

  • (b) the name and address of any person to whom the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement is sold or distributed and a description of the fertilizer or fertilizer supplement, including the name and quantity.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 28.

PART XVAnimal Identification

Interpretation

  •  (1) The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

    administrator

    administrator[Repealed, SOR/2014-23, s. 3]

    animal

    animal means a bison, bovine, ovine or pig. (animal)

    approved slap tattoo

    approved slap tattoo means a slap tattoo bearing an identification number issued by the responsible administrator in respect of a site under paragraph 174(2)(a). (tatouage au marteau approuvé)

    approved tag

    approved tag means a tag, chip or other indicator approved by the Minister under subsection 173(1) and listed on the Agency’s web site as an approved tag. (étiquette approuvée)

    bison

    bison means an animal, other than an embryo or a fertilized egg, of the subspecies Bison bison bison, Bison bison athabascae or Bison bison bonasus. (bison)

    bovine

    bovine means an animal, other than an embryo or a fertilized egg, of the species Bos taurus or Bos indicus. (bovin)

    bred

    bred means an animal that is mated either naturally or artificially or that has provided semen, ova or embryos for reproduction. (sailli)

    distributor

    distributor means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, a cooperative, an association or an organization that sells or distributes approved tags. (distributeur)

    farm

    farm means land, and all buildings and other structures on that land, that is used under one management for breeding or raising animals but does not include an artificial insemination unit. (ferme)

    farm of origin

    farm of origin means the farm on which an animal is born or, if an animal is not born on a farm, the first farm to which it is moved after its birth. (ferme d’origine)

    farm or ranch

    farm or ranch[Repealed, SOR/2014-23, s. 3]

    organization that manages an animal identification system

    organization that manages an animal identification system means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, a cooperative, an association or an organization that is authorized by provincial legislation to manage an animal identification system. (organisme de gestion d’un système d’identification des animaux)

    ovine

    ovine means an animal, other than an embryo or a fertilized egg, of the genus Ovis. (ovin)

    pig

    pig means an animal, other than an embryo or a fertilized egg, of the genus Sus. (porc)

    responsible administrator

    responsible administrator means a person who is authorized by the Minister to receive information in relation to animals or things to which the Act or these Regulations apply, is listed on the Agency’s web site as an administrator and administers a national identification program in relation to certain animals of all or part of one or more genera, species or subspecies that are located in one or more provinces. (administrateur responsable)

    site

    site means a place where animals or carcasses of animals are kept or collected but does not include a conveyance. (installation)

  • (2) In this Part, other than in subsection 175.1(2), paragraph 186(1)(a) and subsection 186(2), any reference to the carcass of an animal or to a part of the carcass of an animal does not include any part of the carcass that is intended for human consumption.

  • SOR/2000-416, s. 1;
  • SOR/2003-409, s. 1;
  • SOR/2005-192, s. 1;
  • SOR/2014-23, s. 3.
 
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