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Eligible Categories and Products: Germany

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

Germany 

Eligible Process Category Eligible Product Category Eligible Product Groups
Thermally Processed - Commercially Sterile Thermally Processed, Commercially Sterile Pork - All Products Eligible 
Not Heat Treated - Shelf Stable RTE Acidified/Fermented Meat (without cooking) Pork - All Products Eligible 
Not Heat Treated - Shelf Stable RTE Dried Meat Pork - All Products Eligible 
Not Heat Treated - Shelf Stable RTE Salt-Cured Meat Pork - All Products Eligible 
Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable RTE Fully-Cooked Meat Pork - All Products Eligible 
Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable RTE Meat Fully-Cooked Without Subsequent Exposure to the Environment Pork - All Products Eligible 
Heat Treated - Not Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable NRTE Otherwise Processed Meat Pork - All Products Eligible 
Product with Secondary Inhibitors - Not Shelf Stable RTE Salt-Cured Meat Pork - All Products Eligible 

APHIS Animal Disease Requirements for Germany:

Pork imported from Germany is subjected to African Swine Fever (ASF) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.8, Classical Swine Fever (CSF) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.31, Swine Vesicular Disease (SVD) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.13, and Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.11.

Link to Germany’s Certified Establishment List:

 

Last Modified Oct 09, 2020