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Export Requirements for French Polynesia (Tahiti)

FP-50 (Dec 1, 2016)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Products
    1. Meat and meat products.
    2. Poultry and poultry products derived from birds raised or processed in zones other than those indicated in B.
    3. Meat and poultry imported from third countries.
    4. Ratite meat and meat products, other than those indicated in B.
  2. Ineligible Products
    1. Fresh/Frozen Poultry, Poultry Products, Ratite Meat and Ratite Meat Products from zones with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) as indicated below:
      • Arkansas
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Boone County between February 10, 2015 and August 4, 2015 are ineligible.
      • California
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered, or processed in Stanislaus County between December 31, 2014 and May 5, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered, or processed in Kings County between January 11, 2015 and May 26, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Idaho
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Canyon County between January 20, 2015 and May 19, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Indiana
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Dubois County between January 15, 2016 and April 22, 2016 are ineligible.
      • Iowa
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Buena Vista County between March 21, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Osceola County between March 25, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Sac County between March 24, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Sioux County between April 2, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in O’Brien County between April 1, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Madison County between April 8, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Clay County between April 6, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Pocahontas County between April 6, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Kossuth County between April 3, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Cherokee County between April 7, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Plymouth County between April 19, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Calhoun County between April 29, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Adair County between May 1, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Humboldt County between May 2, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Hamilton County between May 4, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Webster County between May 6, 2015 and December 21, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Kansas
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Leavenworth County between February 12, 2015 and July 12, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Minnesota
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Pope  County between February 5, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Lac Qui Parle County between March 2, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Stearns County between March 5, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Nobles County between March 7, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Kandiyohi County between March 13, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Meeker County between March 14, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Lyon County between March 14, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Cottonwood County between March 15, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Watonwan County between March 16, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Swift County between March 19, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Redwood County between March 20, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in LeSueur County between March 16, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Roseau County between March 21, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Otter Tail County between March 21, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Steele County between April 1, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Wadena County between March 25, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Clay County between March 29, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Chippewa County between March 30, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Pipestone County between March 22, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Renville County between April 6, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Nicollet County between April 7, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Lincoln County between April 8, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Brown County between May 5, 2015 and November 13, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Missouri
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Moniteau County between February 10, 2015 and June 11, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Jasper County between February 12, 2015 and June 16, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Montana
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Judith Basin County between March 1, 2015 and August 1, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Nebraska
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Dixon County between April 18, 2015 and September 21, 2015 are ineligible.
      • North Dakota
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Dickey County between March 17, 2015 and July 27, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Oregon
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Deschutes County between January 18, 2015 and May 18, 2015 are ineligible.
      • South Dakota
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Beadle  County between March 9, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in McCook County between March 17, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in McPherson County between March 18, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Roberts County between March 20, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Kingsbury County between March 15, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Spink County between March 23, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Hutchinson County between April 16, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Yankton County between April 16, 2015, and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Moody County between April 20, 2015 and December 13, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Washington
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Benton County between January 5, 2015 and April 3, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Clallum County between January 22, 2015 May 19, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Okanogan County between February 5, 2015 June 16, 2015 are ineligible.
      • Wisconsin
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Jefferson County between March 17, 2015 and August 18, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Barron County between March 22, 2015 and August 18, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Juneau County between March 17, 2015 and August 14, 2015 are ineligible.
        • All poultry meat and poultry meat products derived from birds raised, slaughtered or processed in Chippewa County between March 30, 2015 and July 29, 2015 are ineligible.
    2. Eligibility of equine products, including horsemeat, has not been determined at this time. Information will be provided as it becomes available. Until eligibility information is provided, export certification cannot be issued for equine products intended for export to French Polynesia.

Processing Requirements

  1. For heat-processed products from zones affected with HPAI, the processing parameters outlined in the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code Article 10.4.26 for Avian Influenza must be met as shown below.

     

    Core temperature (°C)

    Time

    Poultry meat

    60.0

    507 seconds

    65.0

    42 seconds

    70.0

    3.5 seconds

    73.9

    0.51 second

  2. For heat-processed products from zones affected with Newcastle disease, the processing parameters outlined in the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code Article 10.9.21 for Newcastle disease, must be met as shown below.  There is no known outbreak of Newcastle disease in the United States.

     

    Core temperature (°C)

    Time

    Poultry meat

    65.0

    39.8 seconds

    70.0

    3.6 seconds

    74.0

    0.5 seconds

    80.0

    0.03 second


Labeling Requirements

  1. Labeling may be in French or Tahitian, or bilingual with English and French or Tahitian. English only labeling is not acceptable.
  2. All products must bear a label indicating:
    1. A "Best before" date, "Best before the end of..." or a "Use by" date in the day/month/year format.
    2. The net weight expressed in metric units.
    3. The abbreviations "D.L.C." (Use by) or "D.L.U.O." (Best before) or their equivalent, are permitted for small consumer ready packaging labels.

    Note: Exporters should work closely with importers to determine maximum shelf life requirements for specific products.

    Products certified for export on or after January 1, 2014 must comply with these new labeling requirements.


Documentation Requirements

All FSIS export certificates accompanying the product must be signed by a FSIS veterinarian. The veterinary degree (DVM or equivalent) must be indicated after the signature.

  1. Meat and meat products and poultry and poultry products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 - Export Certificate of Wholesomeness
    1. Products must be identified as "frozen" or "chilled" or "cooked" in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5. Slaughter and production dates are required in the "Remarks" section.
  2. Special statements for red meat products
    1. For all meat products other than beef and beef products, the following statement must appear in the "Remarks" Section of the FSIS Form 9060-5:

      "This product originated from a country which is officially free, according to the definition of OIE, from foot and mouth disease, rinderpest, peste des petits ruminants, swine vesicular disease, hog cholera, and African swine fever."
    2. For pork and pork products, the following is required to be typed in the "Remarks" section of FSIS 9060-5 or on a FSIS Letterhead Certificate:

      "The meat was derived from carcasses that were tested for trichinae using pooled digestion methodology and found negative or were treated to destroy trichinae according to one of the methods in 9CFR 318.10 of U.S. regulations."
    3. For beef and beef products not meeting the cooking parameters in B.4., the following statement must appear in the "Remarks" Section of FSIS Form 9060-5:

      "This product originated from a country which is officially free, according to OIE criteria, from foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, and Rift Valley Fever and from a country officially recognized by the OIE as having a negligible or controlled risk status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)."
    4. For beef and beef products that are canned, shelf stable or have undergone a core thermal treatment of 70° C for 1 hour or an equivalent heat treatment, the following statement must appear in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060-5:

      "The bovine meat in this product originated from a country officially recognized by the OIE as having a negligible or controlled risk status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)."
  3. Special statements for fresh/frozen poultry or ratite products - the following statement must be typed in the "Remarks" section of FSIS Form 9060- 5 or on a FSIS  Letterhead Certificate:*
    1. "The products were derived from birds raised and slaughtered/processed in zones (i.e., counties) free of highly pathogenic avian influenza and States free of Newcastle disease."
  4. For heat-treated poultry or ratite products from zones affected with HPAI, the following must be typed in the FSIS Form 9060- 5 or on a FSIS Letterhead Certificate:*
    1. “For heat-processed products from zones affected with HPAI, the processing parameters outlined in the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Article 10.4.26 were met.”
    2. "For heat-processed products from zones affected with Newcastle disease, the processing parameters outlined in the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Article 10.9.21 were met."
  5. Ship stores shipments require the same certification as shipments intended for entry into French Polynesia.


Plants Eligible to Export

All Federally inspected establishments are eligible to export to French Polynesia.
 

Last Modified Dec 01, 2016