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Amendment to Canadian bovine in vivo embryo conditions

Effective from 4 August 2021

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has updated the import conditions by amending clause seven of the veterinary health certificate for in vivo produced bovine embryos from Canada.

This amendment is to allow for the use of Canadian export eligible semen, Canadian domestic use semen and Canadian owner use semen that meets all import conditions to be used in the production of in vivo produced bovine embryos.

This amendment will apply to imports of in vivo produced bovine embryos from Canada until at least 1 January 2022, after which time these conditions may change following negotiation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Who does this notice affect:

Importers of bovine embryos, Veterinary and Export Meat Group.

Further information:
Please contact Horses, Livestock and Birds at reproimports@awe.gov.au or by phone on 1800 900 090 (Prompt 1, then Prompt 1, and ask for the Horses, Livestock and Birds section).

This Change applies to the following Cases:


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