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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

European Union - Pet Food By-Products - Chapter 3(F)

Chapter 3(F) Health Certificate for Animal By-Products for the Manufacture of Pet Food 

Please select the appropriate certificate below based upon the animal-origin ingredients included in the by-products:

  1. Derived from the Carcasses of Poultry (Birds)

The following certificate is for byproducts derived from carcasses of birds [from areas other than HPAI Banned Areas or ND Banned Areas] slaughtered in the United States after passing FSIS ante-mortem slaughter inspection: [This version may not be utilized for materials derived from eggs nor any non-avian animal-origin materials.]

The Chapter 3F is not endorsable at this time for poultry derivatives from HPAI Banned Areas or ND Banned Areas.

  1. Fish
  1. Egg
  1. Terrestrial and/or Aquatic Invertebrates
  1. Rodent
  1. Bovine, Ovine, and/or Caprine Ingredients

These options may also be used for pet food containing both ingredients derived from bovine, ovine, and/or caprine animals and also ingredients derived from other animals as long as it contains at least one ingredient derived from bovine, ovine, and/or caprine animals.

  1. Meat and/or other organs from terrestrial animals
  1. Meat and Egg
  1. Fish and Meat
  1. Meat, Fish and Egg
  1.  Ruminants other than bovine, caprine, and/or ovine animals

These options may also be used for byproducts derived from other species, as long as: (1) the product contains at least one ingredient derived from ruminants other than bovine, caprine, or ovine animals, and (2) the product does not contain any ingredients derived from bovine, caprine, and/or ovine animals.

  1. Meat and/or other organs from terrestrial animals
  1. Meat and Egg
  1. Fish and Meat
  1. Meat, Fish and Egg
  1. Terrestrial animals other than ruminants or birds or invertebrates
  1. Meat and/or other organs from terrestrial animals
  1. Meat and Egg
  1. Fish and Meat
  1. Meat, Fish and Egg
  1. Other

These versions should be utilized when the line-outs in the above versions are not appropriate. This includes exports of byproducts only transiting the EU.  To utilize these versions, the inappropriate text must be lined out prior to endorsement.

 


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