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United States of America - Export requirements for milk and dairy products

Eligible/ineligible product


Pre-export approvals by the competent authority of the importing country


Import Permit

Product specifications

Documentation requirements


Note: Certification is not required for "Grade A" products moving to the USA when the processor is operating under contract with any current NCIMS member's regulatory/rating agency to provide the "Grade A" milk safety program. "Grade B" manufacturing grade milk and cream may be shipped into the US for further processing into ice cream, cheese, etc. Finished dairy products such as cheese may also move into the US. Generally no certification is required. If requested the dairy standard certificate is used.

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