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Eligible Categories and Products: Chile

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The products identified in the table below are eligible for export from Chile 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 Chile’s eligibility to export product to the United States are referenced below Chile’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).

  • RTE = Ready-to-eat; NRTE = Not ready-to-eat

Chile 

Eligible Process Category Eligible Product Category Eligible Product Groups
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); Partially Defatted Chopped Beef (PDCB); Partially Defatted Beef Fatty Tissue (PDBFT); and Low Temperature Rendered Product (LTRP)
Raw - Non Intact Raw Ground, Comminuted, or Otherwise Non-Intact Chicken  Chicken - All Products Eligible except Mechanically Separated 
Raw - Non Intact Raw Ground, Comminuted, or Otherwise Non-Intact Other (Sheep, Goat) Lamb and Mutton - All Products Eligible except Mechanically Separated and Advanced Meat Recovery Product (AMR) 
Raw - Non Intact Raw Ground, Comminuted, or Otherwise Non-Intact Pork Pork - All Products Eligible except Mechanically Separated and Advanced Meat Recovery Product (AMR)
Raw - Non Intact Raw Ground, Comminuted, or Otherwise Non-Intact Turkey  Turkey - All Products Eligible except Mechanically Separated 
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Beef Beef - All Products Eligible except Cheek Meat, Head Meat, Heart Meat, and Weasand Meat; and Boneless Manufacturing Trimmings 
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Chicken  Chicken - All Products Eligible 
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Meat-Other (Sheep, Goat) Lamb and Mutton - All Products Eligible 
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Pork Pork - All Products Eligible
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Turkey  Turkey - All Products Eligible  
Heat Treated - Not Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable NRTE Otherwise Processed Poultry Chicken and Turkey - All Products Eligible 
Heat Treated - Shelf Stable NRTE Otherwise Processed Poultry Chicken and Turkey - All Products Eligible 

APHIS Animal Disease Requirements for Chile:

Beef and veal imported from Chile is subjected to Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.11, and the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.18 or 9 CFR 94.19.

Pork imported from Chile is subjected to Classical Swine Fever (CSF) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.32, Swine Vesicular Disease (SVD) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.13, and Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.11.

Lamb and Mutton imported from Chile is subjected to Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.11.

Link to Chile’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