The Mainland Farm Inspections and Communication with the Relevant Mainland Authorities
The Compliance and Investigation Unit under the Veterinary Public Health Section is responsible for the Mainland farm audit inspection and works closely and exchanges information with the relevant Mainland authorities.
The Mainland Farm Audit Inspections
The Mainland farm audit inspections are conducted to ensure the system enforced by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and local Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureaux (CIQs) is in place so that the farms qualified for exporting live food animals (livestock, poultry and aquatic animals) to Hong Kong are meeting the criteria for sound herd health and safe food production.
Commuinication with the Relevant Mainland Authorities
In order to safeguard public health, close communication with the AQSIQ and local CIQs is maintained to ensure smooth exchange of information such as animal disease outbreak cases, registered farm information and import suspension and resumption arrangements.