7 CFR 1499.8 - Entry and handling of commodities.

§ 1499.8 Entry and handling of commodities.
(a) The participant shall make all necessary arrangements for receiving the donated commodities in the targeted country, including obtaining appropriate approvals for entry and transit. The participant shall store and maintain the donated commodities in good condition from the time of delivery at the port of entry or the point of receipt from the originating carrier until their distribution, sale or barter.
(b) The participant shall, as provided in the agreement, arrange for transporting, storing, and distributing the donated commodities from the designated point and time where title to the commodities passes to the participant by contracting directly with suppliers of services, as set forth in the agreement.
(c)
(1) If a participant arranges for the packaging or repackaging of donated commodities that are to be distributed, the participant shall ensure that the packaging:
(i) Is plainly labeled in the language of the targeted country;
(ii) Contains the name of the donated commodities;
(iii) Includes a statement indicating that the donated commodities are furnished by the people of the United States of America; and,
(iv) Includes a statement indicating that the donated commodities shall not be sold, exchanged or bartered.
(2) If a participant arranges for the reprocessing and repackaging of donated commodities that are to be distributed, the participant shall ensure that the packaging:
(i) Is plainly labeled in the language of the targeted country;
(ii) Contains the name of the reprocessed product;
(iii) Includes a statement indicating that the reprocessed product was made with commodities furnished by the people of the United States of America; and,
(iv) Includes a statement indicating that the reprocessed product shall not be sold, exchanged or bartered.
(3) If a participant distributes donated commodities that are not packaged, the participant shall, to the extent practicable, display:
(i) Banners, posters or other media informing the public of the name and source of the donated commodities; and
(ii) A statement that the donated commodities may not be sold, exchanged, or bartered.
(d) A participant shall arrange with the government of the targeted country that all donated commodities to be distributed will be imported and distributed free from all customs, duties, tolls, and taxes. A participant is encouraged to make similar arrangements, where possible, with the government of the country where donated commodities to be sold or bartered are delivered.

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U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE