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Import permits removed for specific pet foods from the U.S.

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Effective April 15, 2015, Import Permits will no longer be required for U.S. made processed pet food and treats containing bovinae ingredients for commercial sale or re-sale in Canada. 

Import permits are still required for:

  • Raw pet diets containing animal products and by-products that are not heat-treated/shelf stable
  • Processed pet foods and diets containing animal products and by-products, imported for use in laboratories

Import Permits for U.S. made processed non-bovinae pet food and treats will be removed June 30, 2015.

For more information, contact Brian Rowe, General Manager – Customs Consulting Services.

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