Export Requirements for the Netherlands
NL-23 (Aug 9, 2013)
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Products Harmonixed by the European Union
Fresh/frozen red meat and poultry, meat and poultry products, game meat, products for pet food manufacture and pharmaceutical processing, ships' stores, and certain other products intended for export to countries which are members of the European Union must follow the " European Union Requirements" found elsewhere in the FSIS Export Library. The following countries are members of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia,* Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
Products Not Harmonized by the European Union
- The following products are not yet harmonized by the EU and therefore are subject to the requirements of the Netherlands:
- Concentrated or dried poultry, beef, and pork stock
- Processed animal protein (dehydrated pork fatty tissue)
The finished products must originate from processing establishments that comply with facilities-related European Union requirements. Raw materials used in the manufacture of the finished product can originate from any federally inspected establishment. Establishments supplying raw materials are not required to comply with European Union requirements.
- Poultry, Beef, and Pork Stock
- Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and an FSIS Letterhead Certificate, Public Health Certificate for Meat Extracts Intended for Human Consumption and for Shipment to the European Union.
- Processed Animal Protein (dehydrated pork fatty tissue or greaves)
- Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and an FSIS Letterhead Certificate, Public Health Certificate for Animal Protein Intended for Human Consumption Consigned to the European Union.
Establishment address on certificates must show street address, not P.O. box.
All letterhead certificates must be stamped with the FSIS rubber export stamp indicating the certificate number or replacement certificate number if a replacement certificate is issued. The ink color must be in a color other than black.
Plants Eligible to Export
Poultry, beef, or pork stock or processed animal proteins for export to the Netherlands can originate from any federally inspected establishment. *
NL-23 (Aug 9, 2013)