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United States of America – Export requirements for processed egg

Eligible/ineligible product


Note: Canada is considered one of the countries that have a system of inspection equivalent to the United States of America (USA).

Pre-export approval by competent authority of the importing country



Approval of new egg product labels

Prior notice

Production controls and inspection requirements

Notification of production for export

Pasteurized products

Unpasteurized products

Sampling of egg product for export

Export tankers

Natural proportion whole egg

Samples to the United States

Reinspection of products at entry

Failure to Present (FTP)

Canadian product returning from the United States

Note: The exporter should notify the CFIA of the returning product and the reason it was refused. The exporter is responsible to arrange for the return of the product.

Labelling, packing and marking requirements

Shipping marks

Documentation requirements


Egg product categories

HACCP process category

Finished product category


Product group

Other information

United States acts and regulations

United States official webpages

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Labeling Distribution Unit

1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Patriots Plaza III, 8 – 168
Washington, DC 20250-3700
Phone: (301) 504-0878
Fax: (202) 245-4795

Label applications sent via fax may be received at (202) 245-4795 or (202) 245-4796 or by e-mail to:

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