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Draft Amendment on Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Dog and Cat Food

 

Draft Amendment on Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of  Dog and Cat Food


Promulgated by Council of Agriculture

Date: May 28, 2013

Ref. No. Nung fang no. 1021481060

Details:

The draft amendments include two requirements as follows:

  1. Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Animals and Animal Products:
    Point 11 of Article 8, Appendix 4-11 for "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Animal Origin Rawhide Pet Chew" is deleted.
  2. Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Dog and Cat Food:
    a. Definition of "dog and cat food" is amended to encompass animal origin rawhide pet chew; some low risk materials are exempt from the quarantine requirements. (Article 1)
    b. Risk mitigation measures for BSE are amended in accordance with OIE guidelines. (Article 5)
    c. Risk mitigation measures pertaining to other animal diseases are confined to only susceptible animals.
    d. Accept more heat treatment conditions for products from animal diseases-infected countries (zones). (Article 4)
    e. Whether or not to conduct an on-site inspection for the manufacturing plant is determined on a case-by-case basis, compared to the current regulation in which on-site inspection is mandatory. (Article 4 and 5)


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