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Export Requirements for Jamaica

JM-19 (Mar 28, 2016)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Products
    1. Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products.
    2. Beef and beef products.
    3. Pork products only if in hermetically sealed tins.
  2. Ineligible Products*
    1. Poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the States of Iowa,Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin are ineligible for export. (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products).
    2. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Indiana before August 10, 2015 and after January 15, 2016 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    3. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Idaho before May 19, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    4. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of California before May 26, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    5. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Montana before July 3, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    6. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Washington before May 19, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    7. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Arkansas before July 14, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    8. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products) derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Kansas before July 6, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.
    9. Poultry and poultry products (except fully cooked, canned, and commercially sterile products)  derived from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in the State of Oregon before May 20, 2015 are ineligible for export to Jamaica.


Documentation Requirements

  1. Certification Requirements
    1. Meat and poultry products: Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 Certificate for Wholesomeness. Further, exporters are advised that importers must have a valid import permit to allow entry of meat and poultry products.
    2. Frozen, cured, and/or smoked meat products - The following statement must be typed in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5:

      "The United States is free from foot and mouth disease."
    3. Poultry and Poultry products - The following statement should be typed under "Remarks" of FSIS Form 9060-5:

      "Product originated from farms that were not under quarantine and are located 10 miles away from any affected farms or flocks."

      Note:  This statement is not required for cooked poultry products.
    4. Beef and beef products - The following statements must be included in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5 or provided on a letterhead certificate:
      1. The beef/beef products covered by the Veterinary Health Certificate were derived from cattle slaughtered in the United States.
      2. The beef, beef products/by-products specified were derived from cattle which received ante-mortem and post-mortem veterinary inspection at the time of slaughter in plants certified for export of such products from the United States. The products must not be adulterated or misbranded as defined by regulations governing meat inspection of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
      3. The beef and beef products (bone-in or boneless) were derived from cattle that were slaughtered after March 12, 2004 in accordance with USDA/FSIS regulations.
      4. The beef and beef products were not derived from cattle in which air-injection stunning devices were used during slaughtering.
      5. The beef and beef products (bone-in or boneless) were not derived from and do not contain any of the following Specified Risk Materials: brain, skull, eyes, trigeminal ganglia, spinal cord, vertebral column (excluding the vertebrae of the tail, the transverse processes of thoracic and lumber vertebrae and the wings of the sacrum) and the dorsal root ganglia, from animals over 30 months of age at the time of slaughter and the tonsils and intestines from pylorus to anus, or all animals regardless of age.
      6. The beef and beef products (bone-in or boneless) were not produced using the Mechanically Separated Meat or Advanced Recovery Meat methods.
      7. The cattle from which the beef/beef products were derived have not been in contact with or transported through a port in any country considered to be affected with Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD).
      8. The beef/beef products/by-products were not derived from cattle that were fed with meat meal, bone meal, meat and bone meal or greaves of ruminant origin.
      9. The beef/beef products were produced in accordance with the U.S. National Residue and Analytic Programme for residues (antibiotics, hormones, growth promoters, anabolic steroids, additives, etc.) in meat, poultry and egg products. Acronized meat (meat containing antibiotics during processing) is not allowed entry into Jamaica.
      10. The beef/beef products have been processed, stored and transported in a manner to preclude contact with meat/animal products that do not comply with the conditions contained in the certificate.
      11. The beef/beef products were prepared, packaged and handled under hygienic and sanitary conditions and are fit for human consumption.
    5. Because St. Lucia no longer requires that beef be produced under an approved AMS Export Verification (EV) Less Than 30 (LT30) months of age program, the previously included procedures for re-exporting beef from Jamaica to St. Lucia are obsolete and have been removed.


Plants Eligible to Export

All Federally inspected establishments are eligible to export.
 

 

Last Modified Mar 28, 2016