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Export Requirements for Indonesia

ID-48 (Sep 6, 2013)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible
    1. Poultry and poultry products other than poultry parts.
    2. Boneless beef
    3. Beef offal, bone-in beef and beef products.
    4. Pork and pork products.

      Halal certification is not required for pork and pork products. However, general labeling requirements, including production and expiration dates, apply (see Labeling Requirements below).


Documentation Requirements

Effective May 7, 2012, for all meat and poultry products the import permit number and the date of issuance of the import permit issued by Indonesian officials must be entered in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5. The format should be as follows: the permit number followed by the month and last two digits of the year issued.

  1. Fresh/frozen poultry products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5--Export Certificate of Wholesomeness.
      1. Correct production and expiration dates should be typed in the "Remarks" Section.
      2. The certificate must be signed and dated by an FSIS veterinarian.
    2. Poultry exported for further processing in Indonesia and subsequently exported to Japan must comply with the following statement.
      1. Provided that the poultry complies, this statement may be provided in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5, if requested by the exporter:

        "There have been no outbreaks of fowl pest (fowl plague) for at least 90 days in the United States. Further, in the area where the birds were produced (such an area being within a minimum radius of 50 kilometers from the production farm), Newcastle's disease, fowl cholera, and other serious infectious fowl diseases as recognized by the government of the United States, have not occurred for at least 90 days."
      2. Poultry is restricted for export to Japan from certain States for specific periods. Certification must be provided that poultry did not originate from or transit unsealed through these States during the restricted periods relative to each affected State. Obtain the appropriate statements from the Japan requirements..

        These statements are a requirement of the Japanese health officials for poultry produced in the United States.
  2. Fresh/Frozen Beef and Beef Products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5--Export Certificate of Wholesomeness.
      1. The certificate must be signed and dated by an FSIS veterinarian.
      2. Correct production dates should be typed in the "Remarks" Section.*
    2. The following statements must be typed in the "Remarks" section of the FSIS Form 9060-5 or on a letterhead certificate:
      1. The United States is free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Rift Valley fever (RVF), rinderpest (RP), and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP).
      2. The United States meets the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)Terrestrial Animal Health Code conditions as a country that presents a negligible risk for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
      3. The meat or meat products were not derived from the following specified risk materials: the brain, 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 any cattle regardless of age.
      4. The meat and meat products were derived from animals 1) either born and raised in the United States or legally imported upon meeting all U.S. animal health requirements for entry; and 2) not under official veterinary quarantine for animal diseases at the time of slaughter.
      5. The meat shall originate from approved slaughterhouses and is derived from animals which passed ante mortem and post mortem inspection and have been processed in accordance with sanitary and hygienic requirements so that the meat is safe and fit for human consumption.
      6. The meat does not contain preservatives, additives and other substances which are injurious to human health.
  3. Pork and Pork Products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5--Export Certificate of Wholesomeness.
      1. Correct production and expiration dates should be typed in the "Remarks" Section.
      2. The certificate must be signed and dated by an FSIS veterinarian.


Labeling Requirements

Meat and poultry exported to the Republic of Indonesia must have an Indonesian language (bahasa) label containing the following basic information:

  1. Country of Origin:
    Negara Asal:
  2. Country of Destination: Indonesia
    Negara Tujuan: Indonesia
  3. USDA Establishment Number:
    Asal Unit Usaha: ME./EST
  4. Slaughter/Production Date:
    Tanggal Pemotongan/Produksi:
  5. Product Specification: Frozen Boneless Meat (example)
    Spesifikasi/Jenis Produk : Daging beku tanpa tulang
  6. Net weight: 25 kg = 55.1 lbs (example)
    Berat bersih: 25 kg = 55.1 lbs
  7. Halal logo except for pork


The Government of Indonesia requires that the bilingual label be attached to the carton as additional/supplementary information in the country of origin prior to shipment.

Other Requirements

Sample shipments: Shipments weighing less than 10 kg (22 lb) do not require an import permit.

  1. Beef and Beef Products
    1. The cartons of meat must be labeled with the official FSIS establishment number, processing date and name of the product.
    2. The meat or meat products must arrive in port of entry in Indonesia within 6 (six) months after the date of packaging.


Plants Eligible to Export

  1. Poultry and Poultry Products
    1. Although FSIS recognizes the eligibility of all FSIS inspected establishments, exporters are advised to confirm the eligibility of the producing establishment with their importer.
  2. Beef and Beef Products
    1. All FSIS inspected establishments are eligible to export to Indonesia. In addition, exporters are advised that they must receive Halal approval to export to Indonesia and are advised to confirm the eligibility of the producing establishment with their importer.
  3. Pork and Pork Products
    1. Although FSIS recognizes the eligibility of all FSIS inspected establishments, exporters are advised to confirm the eligibility of the producing establishment with their importer.


Information Regarding Halal Certification

The following is presented as information for the exporter. FSIS is not responsible for certifying that products intended for export to Muslim countries meet appropriate requirements for religious slaughter. Procedures for export certification do not include Agency oversight of the Halal process or review of the authenticity of the Halal certificate.

Ritual Slaughter--Islamic Slaughter Certification.

The exporter must obtain a Certificate of Islamic Slaughter from an approved U.S. Islamic Center. A Certificate of Islamic Slaughter is a certificate issued by a member of an Islamic organization recognized by the importing country to provide this service; the certificate states that animals were slaughtered according to Islamic religious requirements. This certificate must accompany products labeled "Halal".

  1. The following Islamic Centers are recognized by the Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) as being able to provide a certificate stating that the animals were slaughtered according to Islamic religious requirements for slaughter (cattle only):
    1. American Halal Foundation (AHF), IL
    2. Halal Food Council S.E.A., MD
    3. Halal Transactions of Omaha, NE
    4. Islamic Information Center of America (IICA), IL
    5. Islamic Services of America (ISA), IA


The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) recognizes the following Islamic Centers as being able to provide a certificate stating that the poultry was slaughtered according to Islamic religious requirements for (poultry slaughter to include chicken, duck and turkey):

  1. Halal Food Council of USA (HFC-USA), MD
  2. Halal Transactions of Omaha, NE
  3. Islamic Services of America, IA
  4. Islamic Society of Washington Area (ISWA), DC



Halal Labeling

  1. Halal labeling is an exporter and Halal organization responsibility.
  2. Exporters of meat and poultry processed products are advised to confirm halal requirements with their importers.
  3. Shipment for U.S. military personnel - The Certificate of Islamic Slaughter may be waived if products are shipped for consumption by U.S. personnel.


ID-48 (Sep 6, 2013)

 

Last Modified Sep 06, 2013