Full Title Name:  Code of Federal Regulations- Title 9. Animals and Animal Products - Chapter I. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture - Subchapter D. Exportation and Importation of Animals (Including Poultry) and Animal Products - Part 91. Inspection and Handling of Livestock for Exportation

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Country of Origin:  United States Citation:  9 C.F.R. 91 Agency Origin:  Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA Last Checked:  April, 2015 Date Adopted:  1977 Last Date Amended:  1997
Summary: Upon authority granted by the Federal Meat Inspection, Act the USDA promulgated the “Inspection and Handling of Livestock for Exportation (9 C.F.R. 91)." The general export requirements stipulates that all animals intended for export to a foreign country, except by land to Mexico or Canada, must be accompanied from the State of origin of the export movement to the port of embarkation by an origin health certificate.The origin health certificate must certify that the animals were found upon inspection to be healthy and free from evidence of communicable disease. Read the Animal Welfare Institute's petition to propose amendments to three sections of the Inspection and Handling of Livestock for Exportation regulations.
Documents:  PDF icon CFR-1998-title9-vol1-part91.pdf (197.12 KB)
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