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Export Requirements for Barbados

BAR-35 (Mar 9, 2016)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Products
    1. All fresh, frozen or chilled beef and beef products (beef products includes offal, variety meats and processed beef).
    2. Imported meat or poultry products, not further processed in the U.S., may be exported to Barbados.*
    3. Fresh/frozen and cooked poultry meat products.
    4. Wild Boar.
  2. Ineligible Products
    1. Fresh/Frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered within:*
      • Arkansas
        • Boone County and Marion County in the State of Arkansas on or after February 18, 2015 and before July 14, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • California
        • Kings County, Stanislaus County, and Tuolumne County in the State of California, on or after January 1, 2015 and before May 26, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Idaho
        • Canyon County and Payette County in the State of Idaho, on or after December 19, 2014 and before May 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Indiana
        • Poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in Whitley County in the State of Indiana on or after April 18, 2015 and before August 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Dubois County in the State of Indiana on or after January 15, 2016 are ineligible for export.
      • Iowa
        • Buena Vista County in the State of Iowa, on or after March 23, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Osceola County in the State of Iowa, on or after March 30, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Sac County in the State of Iowa on or after April 3, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Sioux County in the State of Iowa on or after April 6, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • O’Brien County in the State of Iowa on or after April 7, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Clay County, Kossuth County, and Pocahontas County in the State of Iowa on or after April 10, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Cherokee County, Madison County, and Wright County in the State of Iowa on or after April 13, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Palo Alto County in the State of Iowa on or after April 20, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lyon  County in the State of Iowa on or after April 23, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Plymouth County in the State of Iowa on or after April 24, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Calhoun County in the State of Iowa on or after April 30, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Webster County and Humboldt County in the State of Iowa on or after May 6, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Adair County in the State of Iowa on or after May 6, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Hamilton County in the State of Iowa on or after May 8, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Kansas
        1. Cherokee County and Crawford County in the State of Kansas on or after February 15, 2015 and before July 6, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        2. Leavenworth County in the State of Kansas on or after February 21, 2015 and before July 6, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Minnesota
        • Pope County in the State of Minnesota on or after February 12, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lac Qui Parle County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 6, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Stearns County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 7, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Nobles County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 12, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Kandiyohi County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 16, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Meeker County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 18, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Cottonwood County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 19, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lyon County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 19, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Watonwan County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 19, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Le Sueur County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 21, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Swift County and Redwood County in the state of Minnesota on or after March, 22, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Roseau County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 24, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Otter Tail County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 25, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Wadena County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 30, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Clay County and Pipestone County in the State of Minnesota on or after April 1, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Steele County in the State of Minnesota on or after April 7, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Renville County in the State of Minnesota on or after April 13, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lincoln County and Nicollet County in the State of Minnesota on or after April 14, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Brown County in the State of Minnesota on or after May 6, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Blue Earth County in the State of Minnesota on or after May 12, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Missouri
        • Jasper County, Barton County, Moniteau County, and Morgan County in the State of Missouri on or after February 15, 2015 and before September 22, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lewis County in the State of Missouri on or after April 13, 2015 and before September 22, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Montana
        • Judith Basin County in the State of Montana on or after March 12, 2015 and before July 3, 2015 are ineligible for export. 
      • Nebraska
        • Dixon County in the State of Nebraska on or after April 21, 2015 and before September 23, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • North Dakota
        • Dickey County in the State of North Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 and before July 28, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • LaMoure County in the State of North Dakota on or after April 3, 2015 and before July 28, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Oregon
        • Bend County, Descheutes County, and Douglas County in the State of Oregon, on or after December 19, 2014 and before May 20, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • South Dakota
        • Beadle County in the State of South Dakota, on or after March 11, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Kingsbury County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 18, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • McPherson County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • McCook County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Roberts County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 25, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Spink County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 30, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Yankton County and Bon Homme County in the State of South Dakota on or after April 22, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Moody County in the State of South Dakota on or after April 27, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Washington
        • Benton County, Clallam County, Franklin County, and Okanogan County in the State of Washington, on or after December 19, 2014 and before May 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Wisconsin
        • Jefferson County in the State of Wisconsin on or after March 21, 2015 and before August 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Barron County in the State of Wisconsin on or after March 25, 2015 and before August 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Juneau County in the State of Wisconsin on or after March 27, 2015 and before August 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Chippewa County in the State of Wisconsin on or after April 1, 2015 and before August 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.


Documentation Requirements

  1. All shipments of beef and beef products must be accompanied by FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. The certificates require a veterinary signature.  In addition, the following statements should be typed in the “Remarks” section of FSIS Form 9060-5 or on the FSIS Letterhead Certificate.for Export of Beef and Beef Products to Barbados.*
    1. The following statements must be included on the letterhead certificate:
      1. The United States is recognized by the World Organization of Animal Health (OIE) as a country free from Foot and Mouth Disease and Rinderpest.
      2. The United States is recognized by the World Animal Health Organization (OIE) as having a Negligible Risk for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in accordance with the pertinent chapter of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code.
      3. The product was obtained from animals of U.S. origin or from animals and/or products that were legally imported in accordance with U.S. import requirements.
      4. The cattle from which the fresh meat products destined for export were derived were not subjected to a stunning process, prior to slaughter, with a device injecting compressed air or gas into the cranial cavity, or to a pithing process.
  2. Certification of fresh/frozen and cooked poultry meat - All shipments must be accompanied by FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. The certificates require a veterinary signature. In addition, the following statements should be typed in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5:*

    For fresh/frozen poultry meat

    "There have been no outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (fowl plague) for at least 90 days in the region where the birds were produced or slaughtered. Further, in the region where the birds were produced or slaughtered (such an region being within a minimum radius of 50 kilometers from the production farm), neither Newcastle disease, fowl cholera nor any other serious infectious fowl disease as recognized by the government of the United States, has occurred for at least 90 days."

    For cooked poultry meat
    1. The poultry meat was not derived from birds slaughtered in the context of an avian influenza or other disease control or eradication program;
    2. The poultry meat has been subjected to a heat treatment such that the middle of the product reached a temperature of at least 72 degrees Celsius; and
    3. The poultry meat product was handled in such a manner that any possibility of contamination of the product by unprocessed poultry material after the heat process, either directly or indirectly, was prevented.
  3. Certification of wild boar - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. The certificates require a veterinary signature. In addition, the following statements must be typed in the “Remarks” section of FSIS Form 9060-5 or typed on a FSIS Letterhead Certificate:
    1. African Swine Fever, Foot and Mouth Disease, Hog Cholera, Rinderpest and Swine Vesicular Disease have not occurred in the United States of America during the last twelve (12) months.
    2. The products were derived from animals that passed veterinary ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection at the time of slaughter.
    3. The products originate from a USDA inspected slaughter establishment that slaughters animals for human consumption.
    4. The products are sound and fit for human consumption.
    5. The products originated from pigs tested at slaughter for trichinae in an official laboratory with negative results or, alternatively, the meat underwent treatment to destroy trichina according to one of the methods described in 9 CFR 318.10.
  4. For imported meat or poultry or their products, not further processed in the U.S., obtain FSIS Form 9060-5.  The foreign establishment number(s) on the immediate label(s) of the product should be indicated on FSIS Form 9060-5 in the “Est/Plant Number of Product” column, corresponding to the appropriate “Product as Labeled” entry.  A copy of the original foreign health certificate that was presented upon import into the U.S. must accompany the exported consignment.  In addition, the following statement should be typed in the “Remarks” section of FSIS Form 9060-5:*

    The meat or poultry or their products were legally imported into the United States in accordance with U.S. import procedures for meat and poultry products.

Note to exporter: Barbados requires importers to obtain a valid permit prior to import.  Products to be imported must be approved by the Barbados Ministry of Agriculture.  Exporters should work with importers in Barbados to ensure a valid import permit has been obtained prior to all shipments.

Other Requirements

  1. For fresh/frozen poultry meat. If the poultry product transits a third country between leaving the United States and entering Barbados, pre-approval must be obtained by the importer of the product from the Veterinary Services/Barbados. In addition, the container must be sealed with an official USDA seal and the seal number must be indicated in the "Remarks" section of the FSIS Form 9060-5.


Plants Eligible to Export

All USDA federally inspected plants are eligible to export to Barbados.
 

Last Modified Mar 09, 2016