(a) When used in this part, the following terms shall be construed to mean:
(1)Import (imported). To bring within the territorial limits of the United States whether that arrival is accomplished by land, air, or water.
(2) For product from eligible countries other than Canada:
(i)Offer(ed) for entry. The point at which the importer presents the imported product to the Program for reinspection.
(ii)Entry (entered). The point at which imported product offered for entry receives reinspection and is marked with the offical mark of inspection in accordance with § 327.26 of this subchapter.
(3) For product from Canada:
(i)Offer(ed) for entry from establishments participating in the “streamlined” inspection procedures. The point at which an official of the Canadian meat inspection system contacts the Import Field Office for an inspection assignment.
(ii)Offer(ed) for entry from nonparticipating establishments. The point at which the importer presents the imported product to the Program for reinspection.
(iii)Entry (entered) for product not subject to reinspection. When the containers or the products themselves if not in containers are marked with the Canadian port stamp and upon the filing of Customs Form 7533 at the port of entry or at the nearest customhouse in accordance with 19 CFR part 123.
(iv)Entry (entered) for product subject to reinspection. When the containers or the products themselves if not in containers are marked with the Canadian export stamp and the foreign inspection certificate accompanying the product is stamped as “Inspected and Passed” by the import inspector.
(b) The provisions of this part shall apply to products derived from cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, and other equines, if capable of use as human food. Compliance with the conditions for importation of products under this part does not excuse the need for compliance with applicable requirements under other laws, including the provisions in parts 94, 95, and 96 of chapter I of this title.
[35 FR 15610, Oct. 3, 1970, as amended at 36 FR 12004, June 24, 1971; 54 FR 41048, Oct. 5, 1989]
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