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Foot-And-Mouth and Rinderpest

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
Canada *Namibia (excluding the region north of the Veterinary Cordon Fence
*Channel Islands *Netherlands, The
*Chile New Caledonia
Costa Rica New Zealand
*Czech Republic Nicaragua
*Denmark *Norway
Dominican Republic Panama
El Salvador *Papua New Guinea
*Estonia *Poland
Fiji *Portugal
*Finland *Slovakia
*France *Slovenia
*Germany South America
*Greece *Spain
Greenland Territory of St. Pierre and Miquelon
Guatemala *Sweden
Haiti *Switzerland
Honduras Trinidad and Tobago
*Hungary Trust Territories of Pacific Island
Iceland *United Kingdom
*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

Brazil (Santa Catarina State only)

Republic of South Africa

Uruguay

 

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



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