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Notice to industry: Amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations – Hatcheries and supply flocks

November 9, 2022

Amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations (HAR) relating to hatcheries and supply flocks have been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II and will come into effect in 1 year. This one-year transition will allow industry to prepare for the amended regulations before they start being enforced.

The amendments will modernize the hatchery-related regulations by:

These regulatory changes will help the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and industry prevent and control diseases and human illnesses and increase food safety.

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