Sector : Meat

Destination Market: Canada

Information : Canada

COUNTRY NAME: Canada

 


TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 1,538 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €5.120 m.

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 1,652 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €5.818 m.

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 717 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €2.111 m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly frozen Pigmeat

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: There is certification to cover fresh or frozen raw Pigmeat as well as cooked Pigmeat products

EXPORTER T&C’S:

A. There are two certificates for products within this category:

 

Either    a  certificate which is an EU agreed certificate for fresh, chilled or frozen meat, minced meat and meat preparations of domestic swine that comes under Customs Codes 0203, 0206, 0209, 0504, 0511 or 1501.

The terms and conditions for this certificate are as follows:

 

  • Exports can only take place from slaughter cutting plants and cold stores approved by DAFM that have been recommended by DAFM and notified to the Canadian Authorities beforehand.
  • Origin –The pigmeat must be derived from pigs born, reared and slaughtered in Ireland or in another EU Member State.
  • Trader notice number  MH 7/2019 and MH 1/2019 refers.

 

 

or    a certificate for pork meat which is not under customs codes 0203, 0206, 0209, 0504,1511 and 1501 (certain conditions apply see under origin below) and shelf stable, commercially sterile pork meat products, packaged in hermetically sealed containers (cans or retortable pouches) and shelf stable dried soup mix products, bouillon broth cubes and meat extracts.

The terms and conditions for this certificate are as follows:

 

  • Exports can only take place from slaughter cutting plants, processing plants and cold stores approved by DAFM that have been recommended by DAFM and notified & listed by the Canadian Authorities beforehand.  The list of plants and coldstores approved for the export of pigmeat is available on request.
  • Origin –Pigmeat must be derived from swine that have been in a Member State of the EC officially recognized as free from swine vesicular disease (SVD) since birth or for the last 90 days prior to slaughter.
  • Trader notice number MH 4/2019, MH 7/2019 and MH 1/2019 refer.

 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 585 tonnes of beef valued at €2.179 m.

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 618 tonnes of beef valued at €2.728 m.

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 450 tonnes of beef valued at €1.687 m.

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly frozen boneless beef and frozen bovine offal.

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The certificate is for bovine meat.

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • Exports can only take place from establishments specifically approved by DAFM for the export of beef to Canada and must have been notified to the Canadian authorities by DAFM beforehand. Trader Notice No. 20/2015 refers:
  • The meat must be derived from animals which have been in the EU since birth or the last 90 days prior to slaughter.
  • In the case of meat considered as precursor material for the preparation of ground meat, the meat must be tested for E.coli 0157:H7/NM.
  • Trader Notices Nos. MH 4/2016 and MH 6/2016, MH 6/2019 and MH 1/2019 refer.

 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 1,262 tonnes of Sheepmeat valued at €5.709 m

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 1039 Tonnes valued at EUR 4.0 M.

 In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 367 tonnes of Sheepmeat valued at EUR 1.285 M;

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly frozen Sheepmeat

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The certificate is for Sheepmeat or goat meat products

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • The meat must come from animals of 12 months or younger.
  • Exports can only take place from establishments specifically approved by DAFM for the export of Sheepmeat to Canada and must have been notified to the Canadian authorities by DAFM beforehand.
  • Animals must have been in the EC since birth or have been in the EC for the last 90 days prior to slaughter.
  • Trader Notices 14/2013; MH01/2019; MH03/2019 refers

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie