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Export Requirements for France

FR-31 (Jan 24, 2017)

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Products Harmonized by the European Union

Fresh/frozen red meat and poultry, meat and poultry products, game meat, products for pet food manufacture and pharmaceutical processing, ships' stores, and certain other products intended for export to countries which are members of the European Union must follow the European Union Requirements. The following countries are members of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Products Not Harmonized by the European Union

  1. For SRM statements for all ruminant products intended for export to France, see bilingual French SRM statements.
  2. Product samples not for sale:
    1. Meat and poultry and meat and poultry products intended for entry at a food show exposition are eligible from any federally inspected establishment. The product must be certified as indicated below. These certificates attest that the product complies with the animal health requirement of the EU. Please check the European Union requirements for animal health requirements.
    2. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 and the appropriate bilingual letterhead certificates indicated below. The USDA export stamp indicating the certificate number should be applied next to the veterinary signature on each page of the letterhead certificate. This ink stamp and the signature should be applied in a color other than black.
      1. Fresh beef bilingual letterhead certificate in English and French. See the Guideline in the EU requirements for assistance in completing this certificate.
      2. Fresh pork bilingual letterhead certificate in English and French. See the Guideline in the EU requirements for assistance in completing this certificate.
      3. Fresh poultry bilingual letterhead certificate in English and French. See the Guideline in the EU requirements for assistance in completing this certificate.
      4. Meat and poultry products bilingual letterhead certificate in English and French. See the Guideline in the EU requirements for assistance in completing this certificate.
  3. Animal products to be used for purposes outside the feed chain:*
    1. Meat and poultry and meat and poultry products intended for entry which will not enter the feed chain are eligible from any federally inspected establishment. The product must be certified as indicated below. These certificates attest that the product complies with the animal health requirement of the EU and specify the intended use of the product. Please check the European Union requirements for animal health requirements.
      1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 and the letterhead certificate in English and in French. See the Guideline for assistance in completing this certificate. The USDA export stamp indicating the certificate number should be applied next to the veterinary signature on each page of the letterhead certificate. This ink stamp and the signature should be applied in a color other than black.
      2. The importer is to contact the appropriate regional Direction Départementale de la Protection des populations for an agreement to verify the destruction of the product after testing.


 

Last Modified Jan 26, 2017