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Dairy Exports to the European Union, China, and Chile

U.S. exports of dairy products to the European Union (EU), China, and Chile are subject to importing country listing requirements for manufacturers/processors 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, and the EU 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 Branchto request these certificates.

Additional Information on the China Dairy Export List

Additional Information on the Chile Dairy Export List

Additional Information on the EU Dairy Export List

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