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Human consumption conditions : human consumption

Effective 14 July 2015

Preferred Term: human consumption

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The import conditions which have been provided for "human consumption" cases in BICON have been developed to mitigate the potential biosecurity risks associated with the import of goods for human consumption only.

These import conditions will not appropriately mitigate the increased biosecurity risk associated with feeding (or in any way exposing) animal derived materials to animals. As such, goods imported under human consumption cases may not be fed (or exposed) to animals.

Goods intended for animal use must meet the import conditions provided under the appropriate case e.g. 'Pet food', 'Stock feed including supplements' and 'Aquaculture including pet fish food'.

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