Inspection and Stamping

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Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2007-11-30 Active D3007C Inspection and Stamping (2007-11-30) D3007C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in contracts when inspection by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is required.

Legal text for SACC item

The Contractor must ensure that inspectors from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have inspected all meat and meat products, poultry and poultry products, lard, shortening and margarine containing animal fats, and soups containing ingredients of animal origin, and have stamped those products "CFIA inspected for CG" before shipment.

The Contractor must arrange for all such products to be delivered to the consignee either from an establishment registered in accordance with the Meat Inspection Act, 1985, c. 25 (1st Supp.) and the regulations made under that Act, or from a food distributor that purchased the products from such an establishment. Canada will not accept products that have not been stamped by the CFIA.

The Contractor must not permit any food distributor to alter or further process any meats or other products that have been inspected by inspectors from the CFIA.