Archived - Proposed changes to the Health of Animals Regulations – Hatcheries and Supply Flocks : Closed consultation
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Current status: Closed
This consultation ran from March 14, 2020 to September 30, 2020.
The purpose of this consultation was to solicit comments on the proposed changes to the Health of Animals Regulations – Hatcheries and Supply Flocks .
Who was the focus of this consultation
The Government of Canada engaged with:
- consumers and the general public
- hatchery operators and supply flock operators, importers, distributors and retailers
- poultry meat and egg producers associations
- other government departments
About the consultation
The CFIA asked for feedback on the hatchery-related amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations which would modernize the regulations by:
- replacing the existing requirements for hatcheries in various regulations with new requirements in a new Part of the Health of Animals Regulations
- requiring preventive control plans to describe the measures that will be taken to mitigate the risks referred to in the proposed regulations
- adding flexibility to cover existing and emerging zoonotic diseases and
- requiring hatcheries to obtain their eggs from supply flock operators that are similarly mitigating risks
- Proposed documents to be Incorporated by Reference:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Disease Control Section
Animal Health Directorate
59 Camelot Drive
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