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Export Requirements for Uruguay

UY-41 (Sep 6, 2019)

Asterisks (*) indicate the most recent revision to these requirements. To search, click on your browser's "Edit" menu, then click on "Find (on this page)". Enter "*" in the "Find What" field, then click "Find" or "Find Next" until all asterisks have been identified. 


Ineligible/Eligible Products

  1. Eligible
    1. Beef and beef products
    2. Pork and pork products
    3. Pork casings
    4. Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products (except as indicated in the Ineligible Products section below)
    5. Thermally Processed – Commercially Sterile poultry and poultry products (fully cooked). 
  2. Ineligible Products
    1. Arkansas: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Arkansas on or after February 18, 2015 and before July 14, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    2. California: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of California 
      1. on or after January 1, 2015 and before May 26, 2015; and 
      2. on or after September 25, 2018 are ineligible for export. 
    3. Idaho: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Idaho on or after December 19, 2014 and before May 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    4. Indiana: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Indiana on or after April 18, 2015 and before August 10, 2015, as well as after January 15, 2016, are ineligible for export.
    5. Iowa: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Iowa on or after March 23, 2015 and before December 21, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    6. Kansas: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Kansas on or after February 21, 2015 and before July 6, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    7. Minnesota: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Minnesota on or after February 12, 2015 and before September 10, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    8. Missouri: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Missouri on or after February 15, 2015 and before September 22, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    9. Montana: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Montana on or after March 12, 2015 and before July 3,2015 are ineligible for export.
    10. Nebraska: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Nebraska on or after April 21, 2015 and before September 23, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    11. North Dakota: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of North Dakota on or after March 20, 2015 and before July 28, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    12. Oregon: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Oregon on or after December 19, 2014 and before May 20, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    13. South Dakota: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of South Dakota on or after March 11, 2015 and before December 13, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    14. Tennessee: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Tennessee on or after March 4, 2017 and  before August 11, 2017 are ineligible for export.
    15. Washington: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Washington on or after January 1, 2015 and before May 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.
    16. Wisconsin: Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products derived from birds originating from or slaughtered, processed, or stored within the State of Wisconsin on or after March 21, 2015 and before August 19, 2015 are ineligible for export.

Labeling Requirements*

Importers are responsible for submitting labels to MGAP.  For more information about this process, please see the Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network report; Uruguay Import Product and Label Requirements for U.S. Animal Products.  Labels must be bilingual (English/Spanish) and must include the following information: 

  1. Product name and brand name 
  2. Name, address, and official approval number of the establishment of origin.  
  3. Lot identification
  4. Production date (MM/DD/YYYY format)
  5. Expiration date or best use by date (MM/DD/YYYY format)
  6. Net weight
  7. Safe handling statement (keep frozen or keep refrigerated) 
  8. Importer name, address and RUT No.
  9. Registration Numbers (provided by MGAP):
            No. REG. MONOGRAFIA MGAP/DGSG/DIA M……………….
            No. REG. ROTULO MGAP/DGSG/DIA R……………..

Documentation Requirements

All required forms and letterhead statements must be dated and signed by an FSIS veterinarian (name, degree [DVM or equivalent] must be typed after the signature).

  1. Certification Requirements
    1. Beef and beef products – Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and the FSIS Letterhead Certificate for Export of Beef and Beef Products to Uruguay.
    2. For all pork and pork products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5. Include the following statements in the "Remarks" section:
      "The animals from which the product was obtained originated from farms that are free of O.I. E. List A diseases that affect swine." "The animals from which the product was obtained were slaughtered in official establishments with permanent veterinary inspection and are fit for human consumption."

      Note: The above certification statements are not to be used on FSIS Form 9060-18 for pork casings.
    3. Pork Casings - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-18 (08/25/2011) Animal Casings Export Certificate for Countries Requiring Ante-Mortem, Post-Mortem and Sound and Clean Statements.
    4. Fresh/Frozen poultry and poultry products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and the FSIS Letterhead Certificate for Export of Fresh and Frozen Poultry and Poultry Products (poultry carcasses, and cuts, including bone-in and boneless) to Uruguay:
    5. Poultry product for ship stores - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness. Additionally, the following statement must be typed in the "Remarks" section of FSIS 9060-5:
      "Product for ship stores. This product originated from birds slaughtered and processed in a State free of exotic Newcastle disease."
    6. Cooked poultry and poultry products - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and the FSIS Letterhead Certificate for Cooked Poultry and Poultry Products for Export to Uruguay.
  2. Additional Certification Requirements
    1. Export certification of inedible products, other than technical animal fat (9 CFR 351) and certified pet food (9 CFR 355), is no longer provided by FSIS. Exporters should contact APHIS field offices to obtain information about certification of inedible products. A list of APHIS offices is available at APHIS' Web site.

Other Requirements

All submitted documents must be accompanied with a Spanish translation.

All processed animal products exported to Uruguay intended for human consumption, excluding dairy products, must register a product monograph and label only once with the Animal Industry Division (DIA), General Directorate of Livestock Services (DGSG) within the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries (MGAP) prior to embarkation of the product. Single ingredient products that do not have added substances, and non-processed (i.e. fresh/frozen raw) products are not required to register a monograph but are required to register a label with MGAP prior to embarkation. For more information about this process, please see the Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network report; Uruguay Import and Label Requirements for U.S. Animal Product. The monograph must be signed by the individual at the producing establishment responsible for quality control. *

Processed meat and poultry products must be registered with the Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo, and receive a Certificate of Marketing from Technical Laboratory of Uruguay. For more information about this process, please see the Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network report Processed Meat and Poultry Products Import Requirements for Uruguay.  

Meat and poultry products exporters should verify that a valid import permit has been issued to the importer prior to shipment. *


Plants Eligible to Export

All Federally inspected meat establishments are eligible to export to Uruguay.
 

 

Last Modified Sep 06, 2019