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Namibia Eligible to Export Meat Products to U.S.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

(North American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) added Namibia to the list of countries eligible to export meat and meat products to the U.S. FSIS determined that Namibia’s laws, regulations and inspection system are equivalent to the U.S.’s food safety system for meat and meat products. Only boneless raw beef products, such as primal cuts, chuck, blade and beef trimmings, processed in certified Namibian establishments, have been approved for export to the U.S. Namibian imports will be subject to re-inspection upon arrival at U.S. ports-of-entry. The final rule takes effect September 12, 2016.

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