Tuesday, September 14, 2010

CFIA: Extended Hours for U.S. Meat Importers re: Inspection Notifications


Further to our Notice of January 5, 2010 regarding the advance notification of the status of meat shipments from the USA and the distribution of MCAP Import Inspection Reports, we would like to advise you that CFIA is extending the hours of service for the availability of the toll-free number for requesting these reports.

Effective September 7, 2010 for shipments targeted for inspection, registered meat establishment staff can contact the CFIA Meat Import Control and Data Information Centre (MICDIC) in Ottawa at 1-877-682-5191 during the following hours:

Monday to Friday: from 08:00 to 20:00 ET
Saturday and Sunday: from 09:00 to 14:00 ET

If you have any questions regarding this procedure please contact the CFIA Meat Import Specialist in your area.