Farmed Cervid Traceability: A Timeline

Year
Timeline information
1990
Canadian Animal Health Program for Farmed Cervids is introduced. All farmed cervids must be identified for specific diseases.
1990's
Farmed cervids may be moved from farm to farm or another locatio nonly after issuance of a Transportatio Permit by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency under the Health of Animals Act.
2006
National Agri-Food Traceability System (NAFTS) agreed on by Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture
2009
Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture move forward with a national comprehensive, mandatory livestock traceability system.
March 31st, 2012
OMAFRA launches the Provincial Premises Registry (PPR).
Fall 2013
CFIA initiates first round of consultations on proposed regulatory changes. Double tagging and movement requirements for cervids are included within the proposed changes.
Spring 2015
CFIA launches second round of consultations on proposed regulatory changes.

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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 20 June 2011
Last Reviewed: 13 February 2013