§ 381.195Definitions; requirements for importation into the United States.
(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 official mark of inspection in accordance with § 327.26 of this part.
(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 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 export stamp and upon the filing of Customs Form 7533 at the port of entry or at the nearest customshouse 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) No slaughtered poultry, or parts or products thereof, shall be imported into the United States unless they are healthful, wholesome, fit for human food, not adulterated, and contain no dye, chemical, preservative, or ingredient which renders them unhealthful, unwholesome, adulterated, or unfit for human food and they also comply with the regulations prescribed in this subpart to assure that they comply with the standards provided for in the Act: Provided, That the provisions of this subpart apply to such articles only if they are capable of use as human food.
(c) Except as provided in § 381.207, slaughtered poultry and other poultry products may be imported only if they were processed solely in countries listed in § 381.196(b). Slaughtered poultry may be imported only if it qualifies as ready-to-cook poultry.
[37 FR 9706, May 16, 1972, as amended at 40 FR 42338, Sept. 12, 1975; 54 FR 41049, Oct. 5, 1989]
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