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U.S. exports of dairy products to Chile, China, the European Union (EU), and the United Kingdom (UK) are subject to establishment listing requirements as a precondition for market access. Please note that the scope of products for which importing authorities impose listing requirements may differ from FDA's definition of “milk product” as established in 21 CFR 1240.3(j). To determine whether products intended for export are subject to listing requirements, exporters may consult the regulatory authorities in the country to which they intend to export or the Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Reports (FAIRS) for their export destination. FAIRS are published by the United States Department of Agriculture's Global Agricultural Information Network.

Industry may apply for inclusion on the dairy export lists and update existing listing information via the Export Listing Module (ELM). Please visit Online Applications for Export Lists for a link to this electronic system and step-by-step instructions. More information on specific country requirements is included below.

In addition to establishment listing requirements, Chile, China, the EU, and the UK require sanitary certificates as a condition of entry for every shipment of dairy products. Industry may contact the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Dairy Grading Branch to request these certificates.

Additional Information on Dairy Exports to Chile

Additional Information on Dairy Exports to China

Additional Information on Dairy Exports to the EU

Additional Information on Dairy Exports to the UK

To view U.S. establishments eligible to export dairy products to the UK, filter by Country Name (United States), Sector (Food), and then Section (Section IX raw milk or dairy products or colostrum and colostrum-based products).



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