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Countries/Regions Free of Foot-And-Mouth Disease (FMD) and Rinderpest - 9 CFR 94.1

*Argentina (Patagonia Region Only) *Italy
*Australia Jamaica
*Austria *Japan
*Bahamas, The *Latvia
Barbados *Liechtenstein
*Belgium *Lithuania
Belize (British Honduras) *Luxemnbourg
Bermuda Mexico
Brazil (Santa Catarina State only) *Namibia (excluding the region north of the Veterinary Cordon Fence
Canada *Netherlands, The
*Channel Islands New Caledonia
*Chile New Zealand
Costa Rica Nicaragua
*Czech Republic *Norway
*Denmark Panama
Dominican Republic *Papua New Guinea
El Salvador *Poland
*Estonia *Portugal
Fiji *Slovakia
*Finland *Slovenia
*France *Spain
*Germany Territory of St. Pierre and Miquelon
*Greece *Sweden
Greenland *Switzerland
Guatemala Trinidad and Tobago
Haiti Trust Territories of Pacific Island
Honduras *United Kingdom
*Hungary  
Iceland  
*Ireland, Republic of  

*Special categories CFR 94.11 (meat imports/land borders)

 

*SPECIAL CATEGORY REGARDING RINDERPEST AND FMD BECAUSE, EVEN THOUGH THE COUNTRY/AREA HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY THE USDA TO BE FREE OF RINDERPEST AND FMD, ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS OCCUR:

  1. They supplement their national meat supply through the importation of fresh, chilled, or frozen meat of ruminants or swine from countries/regions that are NOT designated in Title 9, CFR, Part 94.1(a) (hereafter known as The Regulations) as free of rinderpest or FMD; or
  2. They have a common land border with countries/regions that are NOT designated in The Regulations as free of rinderpest or FMD; or
  3. They import ruminants or swine from countries/regions that are NOT designated in The Regulations as free of rinderpest or FMD under conditions less restrictive than would be acceptable for importation into the United States.

 

Countries/Regions NOT Recognized Free of FMD but permitted to export fresh (chilled or frozen) beef under specific conditions:

9 CFR 94.22

Uruguay

Countries/Regions Free of Rinderpest

Republic of South Africa

South America

 

NOTE: The table above is modified only when there are changes to the disease status of countries or regions.



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