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Meat Inspection

Recent amendments to the Meat Inspection Regulation have brought in new types of Slaughter Licenses to permit small scale farmers to sell the meat from their farm to the public. All animal meat slaughter for public sales (beef, poultry, swine, sheep, goats, etc.) must be from a licensed slaughter establishment. For more information on the full meat inspection program, visit the Ministry of Health Services, Meat Inspection Graduated Licensing.

Two new classes of slaughter licences are available within Northern Health - Class D and Class E:

For more information, contact us at :

Prince George (250) 565-2150
Fort St. John - (250) 263-6000
Smithers - (250) 847-6400

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