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  Bodi ya Nyama Tanzania (TMB) ni Mamlaka yenye dhamana ya kusimamia maendeleo ya tasnia ya nyama, iliyoanzishwa kwa Sheria ya Nyama No. 10 ya Mwaka 2006. Kifungu Na. 17 (1) cha sheria hii, kinazuia mtu yeyote kufanya shughuli ya […]

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Quality and Safe Meat

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Stakeholders registration

 
Welcome Note

Dear All,
It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the Tanzania Meat Board website. The website will take you through what TMB is all about, our aspiration and motivation. It offers you an overview on our vision, mission, activities, functions, services, news and events. We are spearheading to provide you with the quality services to ensure production of quality and safe meat and meat products for domestic and export market. Thank you for visiting our website and we hope you will enjoy exploring and find it useful. OUR MOTO: -
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Livestock, Meat and Meat products import and export conditions to/from Tanzania

 

1.0   Preamble

Animal diseases move across international borders as a result of livestock movement. The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary (SPS) Measures came into effect on January 1st 1995 and the WTO was established on 1st January 1995. The objective of SPS agreement is to facilitate trade while safeguarding human, animal and plant health. Under SPS agreement, World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) is mandated to set standards in animal health. The key provision of the SPS agreement is Transparency. Trade in livestock and livestock products require an efficient veterinary system in compliance with WTO/OIE and sub-regional (EAC/SADC) sanitary requirements. Measures for the control and eradication of animal diseases that have been put in place have enabled Tanzania to be an eligible trade partner in livestock and livestock products. The country was declared Rinderpest free by OIE in 2005.  The minimum sets of conditions required facilitating trade (import/export) of live animals and their products are detailed below.

Some of the conditions are subject to amendment or cancellation by the Director of Veterinary Services or other competent authorities (Boards, TFDA) at any time and without prior notice being given. The stakeholders  wishing to Export or Import meat from/to Tanzania need to conform with the following requirements before they are able to Export/ Import livestock, meat or meat products to Tanzania:-

2.0 Export Procedures

  • Live Animals (Cattle, Sheep & Goats)
  • The prospective exporter should have Company registered in Tanzania by BRELA, or need to enter into joint venture with Tanzanian registered Company (Need to submit Company Registration Certificate)
  • The exporter should be registered by the Tanzania Revenue Authority and hold Tax Identification Number (TIN) ,
  • The prospective exporter should hold valid export license from Ministry of Industry and Trade charges TZS. 300,000/=
  • The prospective exporters should register with Tanzania Meat Board as meat industry stakeholder. They should pay a fee of TZS. 150,000/= initially and retention fee of TZS. 102,000/= every year.
  • The exporter should apply for export clearance certificate from Tanzania Meat Board. Fees payable are Tshs. 10,000/= and 3,000/= per head for cattle and goat/sheep respectively.
  • The prospective exporter should apply to the Director of Veterinary

Services for export permit attaching import requirements from importing

Country

  • Animal should be held in a quarantine facility or on a farm under close supervision of a veterinarian for a specified period of time of not less than 21 days
  • Animal should be certified to be physically health (at a time of export) by competent authority (Reg. Vet from a Registered facility)-Veterinary Council of Tanzania(VCT)
  • Animals are shipped/ tracked subject to the conditions prescribed by the importing country

2.2 Meat and Meat products

  • The prospective exporter should have Company registered in Tanzania by BRELA, or need to enter into joint venture with Tanzanian registered Company (Need to submit Company Registration Certificate)
  • The exporter should be registered by the Tanzania Revenue Authority and hold Tax Identification Number (TIN) ,
  • The prospective exporter should hold valid export license from Ministry of Industry and Trade charges TZS. 100,000/=
  • The prospective exporters should register with Tanzania Meat Board as meat industry stakeholder. They should pay a fee of TZS. 150,000/= initially and retention fee of TZS. 102,000/= every year.
  • The prospective exporter should obtain certificate of origin from Tanzania Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture at a fee ranging from TZS. 25,000 up to 55,000 depending of the volume of meat export.
  • The exporter should obtain Certificate for safety and quality compliance for products from Tanzania Meat Board.
  • The exporter required process export clearance Certificate from Tanzania Meat Board at 1% of F.O.B value of the exported meat
  • The prospective exporter should apply to the Director of Veterinary Services for export permit attaching the following documents:-
  • Veterinary health certificate from exporting country
  • An Invoice
  • Certificate for safety and quality compliance for products from Tanzania Meat Board
  • Certificate of origin from the exporting country (TCCIA)
  • A clearance certificate from Tanzania Meat Board
  • The Director of Veterinary Services shall in turn issue a Veterinary Export Permit.
  • Different countries have different import requirements (e.g. Muslim countries will require certified Halal certificates). Slaughtering and processing should be undertaken in a registered and approved abattoirs only

3.0 Import Procedures

3.1 Meat and Meat Products

  • The prospective importer should have Company registered in Tanzania by BRELA, or need to enter into joint venture with Tanzanian registered Company (Need to submit Company Registration Certificate)
  • The importer should be registered by the Tanzania Revenue Authority and hold Tax Identification Number (TIN)
  • The prospective importer should register with Tanzania Meat Board as meat industry stakeholder. They should pay a fee of TZS. 150,000/= initially and retention fee of TZS. 102,000/= every year.
  • The importer required process export clearance Certificate from Tanzania Meat Board at 2% of F.O.B value of the imported meat
  • The prospective importer should register with Tanzania Meat Board as meat industry stakeholder,
  • The prospective importer should hold valid import license from Ministry of Industry and Trade,
  • The importer should be registered by the Tanzania Revenue Authority and hold Tax Identification Number (TIN) ,
  • The importer should apply for import clearance certificate from Tanzania Meat Board. The prospective importer should pay 2% of F.O.B value for every consignment imported to TMB.
  • The prospective importer should apply to the Director of Veterinary Services for import permit attaching the following documents:-
  • Veterinary health certificate from exporting country
  • An Invoice from exporting company
  • Certificate for safety and quality compliance for products from TMB
  • Premise and product registration certificate from TFDA,
  • Atomic Energy Authority inspection certificate,
  • Certificate of origin from the exporting country
  • Import Clearance Certificate from Tanzania Meat Board.
  • Premise registration certificate from competent authority (TFDA . Then Veterinary Import Pemit issued.

NB

  • Importer required to have a warehouse technically equipped for a healthy storage/dispatch of products and therefore necessary to have a cold facilities. All equipment and sites must be approved by local authorities responsible for food i.e Tanzanian Foods and Drugs Authority (TFDA-Ministry of Health): Animal health i.e Director for Veterinary Service -Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. First inspection will be between 3 and 6 months (once premises are ready), there will be one or more inspection(s) for fine tuning, then approval (Need to have Registration certificate from TFDA and Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries
  • Once premise is ready importer should send samples of all food products in this case meat and meat products to TFDA for analysis and registration prior commercial import. This can take up to three months or more (fast track is 700 USD/sample)
  • Once sample is approved and registered by TFDA he/she can start operations. For each imported consignment you will be required to process Tanzania Meat Board Clearance Certificate at 2% FOB value of imported meat and Veterinary licenses at TZs 10,000 per head of imported live cattle and TZs 50/- per kg meat prior each shipment
  • Importer will required to organize a physical survey and sampling in the country of origin, (through an international survey company based abroad) prior shipment, to test leads and salmonella in ISO 17025 approved laboratories and submit the results to Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS). These tests and surveys are necessary for the issuance of a COC (certificate of conformity), endorsed by TBS, without which import of meat in the country will not be allowed
  • Once the product has reached DSM, at port of entry, the Tanzanian Revenue Authority will charge import duties of up to 25% (+ VAT 18% for further processed products only), if TRA suspects under invoicing, he has the mandate to decide for higher taxes based on their researched market price
  • After the product arrival, importer need to contact with the Atomic Energy Authority in DSM, who will pick a random sample of each product, and send to Arusha laboratory to determine any possible radiation.  Importer will not allowed to use the goods before Arusha’s  green light.

TANGAZO LA USAJILI

 

Bodi ya Nyama Tanzania (TMB) ni Mamlaka yenye dhamana ya kusimamia maendeleo ya tasnia ya nyama, iliyoanzishwa kwa Sheria ya Nyama No. 10 ya Mwaka 2006. Kifungu Na. 17 (1) cha sheria hii, kinazuia mtu yeyote kufanya shughuli ya aina yoyote katika tasnia ya nyama bila ya kuwa na cheti cha usajili kutoka Bodi ya Nyama Tanzania.

Bodi ya Nyama Tanzania, ina watangazia wadau wote wa tasnia ya nyama kusajili ili kuepuka usumbufu unaoweza kujitokeza. Tangazo hili linawalenga wadau wote wa tasnia ya nyama ikiwa ni pamoja na:

  1. Wafugaji wa mifugo ya aina zote inayozalisha nyama;
  2. Wafanyabiashara wa Mifugo;
  3. Wasafirishaji wa mifugo na nyama;
  4. Wenye machinjio za aina zote;
  5. Wenye bucha za kuuza nyama za aina zote;
  6. Wasindikaji wa nyama
  7. Supermarket na duka la bucha
  8. Wasambazaji wa bidhaa za nyama;
  9. Waingizaji wa nyama nchini;
  10. Wasafirishaji wa mifugo, nyama na bidhaa zake nje ya nchi;
  11. Waendesha matamasha ya nyama choma.

Kwa sasa usajili unatolewa katika Ofisi za Bodi zilizopo ndani ya majengo ya Wizara ya Kilimo,Mifugo na Uvuvi, Veterinari Complex, 131 Barabara ya Nelson Mandela, 15487 Dar es Salaam, au wasilianana Msajili wa Bodi, S.L.P 6085, Dar es salaam, simu +255 713 412756, barua pepe info@tmb.or.tz. Tembelea Tovuti yetu www.tmb.or.tz kwa maelezo zaidi na kupata fomu za kuomba usajili.

Bodiya Nyama Tanzania itafanya ukaguzi wa shughuli za biashara za wadau wa tasnia ya nyama wakati wowote kuanzia mwezi Februari, 2016. Mdau atakayekutwa akifanya shughuli za biashara katika tasnia ya nyama bila kusajili anatenda kosa na akikutwa na hatia atachukuliwa hatua za kisheria ikiwa ni pamoja na kupoteza sifa za kufanyabiashara hiyo (kufungiwa biashara).

WAHI SAJILI SASA

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