Import Permit Reminder For Crop Over Festival

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The Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management is reminding Crop Over band leaders, designers and the travelling public, who are planning to import feathers and other non-food products of animal origin, that they must first obtain an import permit.

Non-food animal products include but are not limited to: loose feathers, products made from skins, feathers, antlers, hair, hooves, horns, hides, fur and wool.

Applications for permits should be made at the office of the Veterinary Services Department, The Pine, St. Michael, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For additional information persons may call the department at 427-5492 or 427-5073, or they may visit the Veterinary Services page of the Ministry of Agriculture’s website at

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