Importer to make application for inspection of poultry products offered for entry.
(a) Each person who wishes to offer for entry any slaughtered poultry or other poultry product shall make application for inspection to the import supervisor of the import field office at the port where the poultry product is to be offered for entry, or to the Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC 20250, as long as possible in advance of the anticipated arrival of each consignment of such product, except in the case of poultry product exempted from inspection by §§ 381.207 or 381.209. Each application shall state the approximate date on which the consignment is due to arrive in the United States, the name of the ship or other carrier transporting it, the name of the country where the product was processed, the name of the country from which the product was shipped, the place of destination, the quantity and kind of product, whether fresh, frozen, cured, or canned, and the point of first arrival in the United States.
(b) For participating Canadian establishments, an official of the Canadian meat inspection system shall contact the Import Field Office for an inspection assignment (see § 301.2(yyy) ).
(1) If the Automated Import Information System (AIIS) does not designate the consignment for reinspection, the consignment may be transported to its consignee for further distribution.
(2) If the AIIS designates the consignment for reinspection, the official shall:
(i) Select samples in accordance with USDA sampling tables.
(ii) Identify and place samples in the vehicle for easy removal and reinspection by a Program import inspector.
(3) In the event that any one of the requirements provided in paragraph (d)(2) of this section is not met, inspection of the consignment shall be conduced by a Program import inspector in accordance with established procedures provided for in the regulations for other imported products.