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Right of Access and Inspection of Meat

Item Information

Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2007-11-30 Active D5311C Right of Access and Inspection of Meat (2007-11-30) D5311C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the clause in contracts for the procurement of meat.

Legal text for SACC item

After final processing has been completed at a federally inspected plant, the Contractor must not alter, process or repack any meat that has been inspected and approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Without limiting any of Canada's rights of access or inspection included in the Contract, the Inspection Authority or its designated representative must have access to the storage and refrigeration areas on the Contractor's premises at any time during the performance of the Contract in order to inspect the packaging and, if applicable, any processing of the meat. The Contractor must provide all reasonable assistance to the Inspection Authority or its designated representative and any information the Inspection Authority or its designated representative may require concerning the preparation, packaging, and quality of the meat.