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Eligible Categories and Products: Argentina

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The products identified in the table below are eligible for export from Argentina to the United States as determined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Equivalence Process

The USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) restricts certain animal products from entering the United States because of animal disease conditions in the country of origin. Applicable APHIS animal disease requirements that may have an impact on Argentina’s eligibility to export product to the United States are referenced below Argentina’s eligibility table.

Raw source materials used to produce product intended for export to the United States must originate from a certified establishment in an eligible country that has an equivalent raw products inspection system.

These are the Process Categories, Product Categories, and Product Groups as listed in the FSIS Product Categorization document and defined in the Public Health Information System (PHIS).

Argentina

Eligible Process Category Eligible Product Category Eligible Product Groups
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Beef

Beef - All Products Eligible except Cheek Meat; Head Meat; Heart Meat; and Weasand Meat.

Raw - Non Intact Raw Ground, Comminuted, or Otherwise Non-Intact Beef Beef - All Products Eligible except Advanced Meat Recovery Product (AMR); Finely Textured Beef (FTB); Low Temperature Rendered Product (LTRP); Other Non-Intact; Partially Defatted Beef Fatty Tissue (PDBFT); and Partially Defatted chipped Beef (PDCB)


APHIS Animal Disease Requirements for Argentina:

Beef imported from Argentina is subjected to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.18 or 9 CFR 94.19. In addition, Argentina is affected with Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) and beef is subjected to requirements in 9 CFR 94.4, except beef imported from the region of Argentina that consists of Patagonia North “B” and Patagonia South which is subjected to animal health requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.11. Fresh (chilled or frozen) beef imported from the Northern Argentina region is subjected to animal health requirements specified 9 CFR 94.29.

For information or questions concerning a country’s animal disease status and restrictions please contact the APHIS Veterinary Services, Strategy and Policy, Animal Product Import and Export at:

USDA-APHIS
Veterinary Services, Strategy and Policy, Animal Product Import and Export (APIE)
4700 River Road, Unit 40
Riverdale, MD 20737
Phone: (301) 851-3300, option 4
E-mail: APIE@USDA.GOV

Link to Argentina’s Certified Establishment List:

A certified establishment is an establishment that the Central Competent Authority (CCA) of the foreign country has certified as meeting the requirements of the inspection system that FSIS has determined equivalent to the United States inspection system and, therefore, eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States.  

 

Last Modified Oct 09, 2020