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Eligible Foreign Establishments

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Countries listed in the table below are eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States. Select a country from the table below for a detailed listing of the foreign establishments certified as eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States.

A certified establishment is an establishment that the country’s central competent authority (CCA) certifies as meeting the requirements of the inspection system that that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) determined equivalent to the United States inspection system and, therefore, eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States.

For the purposes of this webpage, the term “processed” refers to raw meat or poultry products that have been modified through an additional processing step. Methods of processing meat and poultry products include, but are not limited to, cooking, salting, curing, aging, fermentation, and smoking. Simple mechanical processes (sometimes referred to as further processing) such as cutting, grinding, or mixing of raw meat and poultry products are not included in this definition.

  • Raw meat and poultry products may be produced and certified under the following FSIS Process Categories:
    • Raw Product - Non-Intact and
    • Raw Product – Intact.
  • Processed meat and poultry products may be produced and certified under the following FSIS Process Categories:
    • Thermally Processed - Commercially Sterile,
    • Not Heat Treated - Shelf Stable,
    • Heat Treated - Shelf Stable,
    • Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable,
    • Heat Treated - Not Fully Cooked - Not Shelf Stable, and
    • Products with Secondary Inhibitors - Not Shelf Stable.

The term "egg products" refers to eggs that are removed from their shells for processing. The processing of egg products includes breaking eggs, filtering, mixing, stabilizing, blending, pasteurizing, cooling, freezing, drying, and packaging.

 

Eligible Countries

Type of Eligible Product
Argentina (Oct 6, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
Australia (Nov 3)
  • Raw and Processed Beef
  • Raw and Processed Veal
  • Raw and Processed Goat
  • Raw and Processed Sheep
    (Lamb and Mutton)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
  • Raw Ostrich
Austria (Jul 7, 2020)
  • Processed Pork
Brazil (Nov 12, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Beef
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Canada (Nov 24, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Beef
  • Raw and Processed Veal
  • Raw and Processed Chicken
  • Raw and Processed Goat
  • Raw and Processed Sheep (Lamb)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
  • Raw and Processed Duck
  • Raw Ostrich
  • Raw and Processed Turkey
Canada (Egg Products) (Oct 1, 2019)
  • Egg Products
Chile (Oct 26, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw and Processed Chicken
  • Raw Sheep (Lamb and Mutton)
  • Raw Pork
  • Raw and Processed Turkey
Costa Rica (May 29, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
Croatia (Jun 30, 2020)
  • Processed Pork
Denmark (Sep 10, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
England (See United Kingdom)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw Pork
Finland (Jun 16, 2020)
  • Raw Pork
France (Jun 16, 2020)
  • Raw Veal
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Germany (Jul 16, 2020)
  • Processed Pork
Honduras (May 29, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
Hungary (May 19, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Iceland (May 24, 2017)
  • Raw Sheep (Lamb and Mutton)
Ireland (Jan 21, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw Pork
Israel (Jul 2, 2020)
  • Processed Chicken
  • Processed Turkey
Italy (Oct 19, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Japan (Jun 23, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
Lithuania (Jul 9, 2020)
  • Processed Beef
  • Processed Pork
Mexico (Nov 6, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Beef
  • Raw and Processed Chicken
  • Raw and Processed Goat
  • Raw Sheep (Lamb and Mutton)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
  • Processed Turkey
Namibia (Sep 20, 2016)
  • Raw Beef
Netherlands (Mar 11, 2020)
  • Raw Veal
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Netherlands (Egg Products) (Apr 9, 2018)
  • Egg Products
New Zealand (Nov 5, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Beef
  • Raw and Processed Veal
  • Raw and Processed Goat
  • Raw and Processed Sheep (Lamb and Mutton)
Nicaragua (May 29, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
Northern Ireland (See United Kingdom)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw Pork
Poland (Aug 18, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Republic of Korea (Aug 27, 2020)
  • Processed Chicken
San Marino (May 19, 2020)
  • Processed Pork
Scotland (See United Kingdom)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw Pork
Spain (Mar 12, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Pork
Thailand (Feb 20, 2020)
  • Raw Siluriformes
The People's Republic of China  (June 3, 2020)
  • Raw Siluriformes
  • Processed Chicken
  • Processed Duck
United Kingdom2 (Sep 30, 2020)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw Pork
Uruguay (Sep 24, 2020)
  • Raw and Processed Beef
  • Raw Sheep (Lamb and Mutton)
Vietnam (Apr 17, 2018)
  • Raw Siluriformes
Wales (See United Kingdom)
  • Raw Beef
  • Raw Pork
  1. Mexico is approved to export only processed poultry products slaughtered under Federal inspection in the United States or in a country eligible to export slaughtered poultry to the United States.
  2. On March 6, 2020, FSIS combined England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales into one food safety inspection system under the United Kingdom.

 

 

 

Last Modified Nov 24, 2020