‘Included’ means that meat from the equine can be consumed by people – this is also known as entering the human food chain.

To check the food chain status of your horse use our Free National ChipChecker

How can I exclude my equine from the food chain?

What do I do if the passport shows that the equine is ‘Excluded’ from the food chain but the National ChipChecker says its status is ‘Included’ or ‘Unknown’?


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