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Export Requirements for Dominica

DO-1 (Mar 16, 2009)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Products
    1. Meat and poultry and meat and poultry products produced in the U.S.
    2. Meat and poultry and meat and poultry products imported from Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. *
  2. Ineligible Products
    1. Liquid beef blood products.*


Documentation Requirements

  1. Poultry and poultry products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. Additionally the following statements must be provided on an FSIS Letterhead certificate:*
    1. Fresh poultry meat derived from birds originating in the United States or Canada or was imported in accordance with conditions meeting recommendations of the OIE for listed diseases affecting poultry transmissible through the product.
    2. In compliance with the United States' National Residue Program, the meat does not contain residues of antibiotics or their metabolites in quantities exceeding U.S. established tolerance levels. Growth-promoting hormones are not approved for use in poultry in the United States.
    3. The birds giving origin to the product to be shipped to the Commonwealth of Dominica were under State supervision for the diseases regulated by the State and/or the United States Department of Agriculture and presented no evidence of avian influenza. Alternatively, the meat product was legally imported into the U.S.
    4. The United States or State of origin has been free of both highly pathogenic avian influenza and velogenic Newcastle disease for at least 90 days. Farms of origin are free of notifiable avian influenza. The slaughter plants and flocks of origin of chicken and turkey meat are approved for export based on compliance with the standards of U.S. H5/H7 Avian Influenza Monitored. Alternatively, the meat product was legally imported into the U.S.
  2. Beef and beef products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. Additionally, the following statements must be provided on an FSIS Letterhead Certificate:*
    1. The animals from which the meats originate come from healthy herds under State supervision for the diseases regulated by the State and/or the United States Department of Agriculture or the animals/meat products were legally imported.
    2. The United States complies with the conditions referred to in the Article on bovine spongiform encephalopathy in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code of the OIE as a country posing a "controlled risk" for bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
    3. The bovine meat and meat products were produced and handled in a manner which ensures that such products do not contain and are not contaminated with:
      1. the following specified risk materials: brains, skull, eyes, trigeminal ganglia, spinal cord, vertebral column (excluding the vertebrae of the tail, the transverse processes of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, and the wings of the sacrum) and dorsal root ganglia of cattle 30 months of age and older; and the tonsils and distal ileum of the small intestine of cattle regardless of age;
      2. mechanically separated meat from the skull and vertebral column from cattle over 30 months of age.
    4. The method of stunning cattle does not include intracranial gas or air injection or the use of sharp instruments which could cut the medulla (pithing).
  3. Pork and pork products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. Additionally the following statements must be provided on an FSIS Letterhead certificate:*
    1. The meat was derived from animals born in the United States or imported from countries or regions which have been evaluated and found to be free of the following diseases: African swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease, classical swine fever, rinderpest, and swine vesicular disease. These diseases have not occurred in the United States of America during the last twelve (12) months.
    2. The animals from which the meats originate come from healthy herds under State supervision for the diseases regulated by the State and/or the United States Department of Agriculture, including OIE listed diseases which affect the species and may be carried through meat, and were not slaughtered as a result of any infectious, contagious, or parasitic disease eradication program. The meat is deemed by USDA to not pose a risk of transmission of brucellosis or tuberculosis.
    3. The meat and meat products were produced under mandatory HACCP regulations and the U.S. National Residue Program and were found to be in full compliance.
    4. The establishments where animals are slaughtered and processed for export are inspected by USDA FSIS.
    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. Sheep/goat and sheep/goat products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. Additionally the following statements must be provided on an FSIS Letterhead certificate:*
    1. The animals from which the meats originate come from healthy herds under State supervision for the diseases regulated by the State and/or the United States Department of Agriculture or the animal/ meat and products were legally imported.
    2. The United States has established a system for the surveillance and monitoring of scrapie and any animals which are found to be affected are excluded from slaughter.
    3. The establishment from which the meats originate is under inspection by USDA, FSIS, or were legally imported into the U.S.
    4. Based on the National Residue Program, the meats do not contain residues or metabolites of antibiotics, growth promoters, pesticides or prophylactic or therapeutic drugs at levels which exceed the tolerance limits established.
  5. All export certificates accompanying product to Dominica may be signed by either an FSIS veterinarian or inspector.


Plants Eligible to Export

All Federally inspected plants are eligible for export to the Commonwealth of Dominica.*

DO-1 (Mar 16, 2009)

 

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