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International Egg and Poultry Review

by 5m Editor
19 February 2009, at 7:48am

US - By the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). This is a weekly report looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's report focuses on the updated USDA FSIS requirements to export to Japan.

Updated USDA FSIS Requirements to Export to Japan

Poultry Export Requirements

Eligible/Ineligible

  • Ineligible
    • Specific state restrictions:
      California – Poultry slaughtered prior to October 12, 2008 is eligible. Poultry slaughtered on or after October 12, 2008 and before February 10, 2009 is ineligible. Poultry slaughtered on or after February 10, 2009 is eligible.

To view the updated FSIS Letterhead Certificate statements and documentation requirements, please click here.

Changes were made and posted by the USDA 10 February 2009.
Source: USDA Food Safety Inspection Service Library of Exports

Updated USDA FSIS Requirements to Export to Japan

Processed Egg Product Export Requirements

Eligible/Ineligible

  • Ineligible Productsbr> California – Eggs laid prior to October 12, 2008 are eligible. Eggs laid on or after October 12, 2008 and before February 10, 2009 are ineligible. Eggs laid on or after 10 February 2009 is eligible.

To view the updated FSIS Letterhead Certificate statements and documentation requirements, please click here.

Changes were made and posted by the USDA 10 February 2009.
Source: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Library of Exports

Updated USDA FSIS Requirements to Export to the European Union (EU)

Processed Egg Products

  • Revised certification is required for product entering the EU after 15 February 2009.* See the Certification section.
  • Revised letterhead certification is required for product transiting the EU after 15 February 2009.*

Certification

Revised letterhead certification is required for product entering the EU after February 15, 2009. Veterinary Certificate for egg products consigned to the European Community is available in English, Bulgarian, French, German, Lithuanian, Romanian, Greek, Italian, Netherlands, Polish, and Spanish.* See guidelines to complete the letterhead certificate.*

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Regulations_&_Policies/EU_Egg_Products Requirements/index.asp

Changes were made and posted by the USDA 12 February 2009.
Source: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Library of Exports

Percentage of Broiler Part Exports of Total Broiler Meat Exports to Japan
Note: LQ= Leg Quarters. Legs HS0207140025; Leg Quarters HS0207140010; Wings HS0207140030; and Paws HS0207140045.
Source: USDA FAS






Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.