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Eligible Categories and Products: Netherlands

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

Netherlands 

Eligible Process Category Eligible Product Category Eligible Product Groups
Raw - Non Intact Raw Ground, Comminuted, or Otherwise Non-Intact Beef Veal – 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
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 - Intact Raw Intact Beef Veal - All Products Eligible 
Raw - Intact Raw Intact Pork Pork - All Products Eligible 
Thermally Processed - Commercially Sterile Thermally Processed, Commercially Sterile Pork - All Products Eligible 
Heat Treated - Not Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable NRTE Otherwise Processed Meat Pork - All Products Eligible 
Egg Products Egg Products Poultry - All Products Eligible except Unpasteurized (Frozen or Liquid) and (Tanker/Large Tote) egg products (blends of whole egg, egg whites, and/or yolks, with/without added ingredients), egg whites (with/without added ingredients), whole egg (with/without added ingredients), and yolk (with/without added ingredients).

APHIS Animal Disease Requirements for the Netherlands:

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

Egg Products imported from the Netherland are subject to the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and Newcastle Disease (ND) requirements specified in 9 CFR 94.6 or 9 CFR 94.28.

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 the Netherland’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