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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Version of section 41 from 2019-01-15 to 2022-06-20:

Marginal note:Inspection stations — slaughtering

  •  (1) The Minister must determine the number of inspection stations that are required annually during each work shift that has been approved by the President, for each establishment where food animals are slaughtered by a licence holder, taking into account the following factors:

    • (a) the animal species that are slaughtered;

    • (b) the method of carcass examination or inspection that is used;

    • (c) the speed of the slaughter line; and

    • (d) the volume of production.

  • Marginal note:Fixed or unfixed locations

    (2) The Minister must determine whether inspection services at an inspection station are to be provided at a fixed or unfixed location in the establishment and, in the case of a fixed location, must specify the location in the establishment.

  • Marginal note:Additional inspection stations

    (3) The Minister may authorize one or more additional inspection stations for a work shift, on an annual or hourly basis, taking into account the factors set out in subsection (1), if the licence holder submits a written request to the President and an inspector is available.

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