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Export Requirements for Ecuador

EC-40 (Apr 23, 2015)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible
    1. Poultry and poultry products.
    2. Pork Casings.
    3. Pork and pork products.
    4. Beef and beef products, including offal, must be derived from animals that are born and raised in the U.S.; or legally imported from Mexico. Cattle which are legally imported from Canada must reside in the U.S. for at least 60 days prior to slaughter.

      Eligible offal products include:  heart, liver, stomachs, rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, brain, head, head meat, cheek meat, lips, spleen, aorta, salivary glands, trachea, tongue, sweetbreads ( thymus), kidneys, pancreas glands, large and small intestine, testicles, penis, tail, Achilles tendon, posterior band, woven tunic, skirt nerve, flexor tendon, bone marrow and feet).

      Additional information about the EV program and a list of EV approved establishments can be obtained from AMS' Web site.

      If FSIS inspection personnel become aware of concerns that an AMS approved EV establishment is not properly executing its EV program, AMS should be notified at QAD.AuditService@ams.usda.gov. Inspection personnel should include their immediate supervisor on messages to AMS. The following information should be included in the message:
      1. Product type, product code, and quantity of product
      2. Date of production, lot number, and shift
      3. Date and nature of observation
      4. Name of country product is intended for export
      5. Export certificate number (if applicable)
      6. Any other information to verify claim
      7. Name of inspection official
  2. Ineligible Products
    1. 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 are ineligible for export.
      • California
        • Kings County, Stanislaus County, and Tuolumne County in the State of California, on or after January 1, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Idaho
        • Canyon County and Payette County in the State of Idaho, on or after December 19, 2014 are ineligible for export.
      • Iowa
        • Buena Vista County in the State of Iowa, on or after March 23, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Osceola County in the State of Iowa, on or after March 30, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Kansas
        • Cherokee County and Crawford County in the State of Kansas on or after February 15, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Leavenworth County in the State of Kansas on or after February 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Minnesota
        • Pope County in the State of Minnesota on or after February 12, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lac Qui Parle County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 6, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Steans County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 7, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Nobles County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 12, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Kandiyohi County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 16, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Meeker County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 18, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Cottonwood County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Lyon County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Watonwan County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Le Sueur County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Swift County and Redwood County in the state of Minnesota on or after March, 22, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Roseau County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 24, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Otter Tail County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 25, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Wadena County in the State of Minnesota on or after March 30, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Clay County in the State of Minnesota on or after April 1, 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 are ineligible for export.
      • Montana
        • Judith Basin County in the State of Montana on or after March 12, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • North Dakota
        • Dickey County in the State of North Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 are ineligible for export.
      • Oregon
        • Bend County, Descheutes County, and Douglas County in the State of Oregon, on or after December 19, 2014 are ineligible for export.
      • South Dakota
        • Beadle County in the State of South Dakota, on or after March 11, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Kingsbury County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 18, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • McPherson County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • McCook County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Roberts County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 25, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Spink County in the State of South Dakota on or after March 30 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 are ineligible for export.
      • Wisconsin
        • Jefferson County in the State of Wisconsin on or after March 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Barron County in the State of Wisconsin on or after March 25, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Juneau County in the State of Wisconsin on or after March 27, 2015 are ineligible for export.
        • Chippewa County in the State of Wisconsin on or after April 1, 2015 are ineligible for export.*


Documentation Requirements

All FSIS export certificates can be signed by an FSIS veterinarian or inspector.

  1. Poultry and poultry products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. Additionally, the following statement must be typed in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5:

      "The birds from which the meat was derived originated from farms located in a zone free of Newcastle disease and avian influenza as defined by OIE."
  2. Pork casings
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-7, Animal Casing Export Certificate for Countries requiring Ante-mortem, Post-mortem and Fit for Human Consumption Statements.
  3. Beef and beef  products
    1. For beef and beef products - obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and an FSIS Letterhead Certificate for the Import of Beef and Beef Products into Ecuador.
    2. For beef offals - obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and an FSIS Letterhead Certificate for the Import of Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Bovine By-Products or Offals from the United States of America to Ecuador.


Other Requirements for Casings

It is the responsibility of the exporter to seal containers (transportation containers, cartons, boxes, or barrels) in such a manner as to be tamper-proof prior to removal by the animal health authority in Ecuador. Also, containers must be washed and disinfected and maintained at the appropriate temperature to transport the product.

Plants Eligible to Export

All U.S. federally inspected establishments are eligible to export to Ecuador. However, beef and beef products must originate from an AMS EV approved establishment.
 

 

Last Modified Apr 23, 2015