9 CFR 94.22 - Restrictions on importation of beef and ovine meat from Uruguay.

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§ 94.22 Restrictions on importation of beef and ovine meat from Uruguay.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this part, fresh (chilled or frozen) beef and ovine meat from Uruguay may be exported to the United States under the following conditions:
(a) The meat is beef or ovine meat from animals that have been born, raised, and slaughtered in Uruguay.
(b) Foot-and-mouth disease has not been diagnosed in Uruguay within the previous 12 months.
(c) The meat comes from bovines or sheep that originate from premises where foot-and-mouth disease has not been present during the lifetime of any bovines and sheep slaughtered for the export of beef and ovine meat to the United States.
(d) The meat comes from bovines or sheep that were moved directly from the premises of origin to the slaughtering establishment without any contact with other animals.
(e) The meat comes from bovines or sheep that received ante-mortem and post-mortem veterinary inspections, paying particular attention to the head and feet, at the slaughtering establishment, with no evidence found of vesicular disease.
(f) The meat consists only of bovine parts or ovine parts that are, by standard practice, part of the animal's carcass that is placed in a chiller for maturation after slaughter. The bovine and ovine parts that may not be imported include all parts of the head, feet, hump, hooves, and internal organs.
(g) All bone and visually identifiable blood clots and lymphoid tissue have been removed from the meat.
(h) The meat has not been in contact with meat from regions other than those listed as free of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest under § 94.1(a).
(i) The meat comes from carcasses that were allowed to maturate at 40 to 50 °F (4 to 10 °C) for a minimum of 24 hours after slaughter and that reached a pH below 6.0 in the loin muscle at the end of the maturation period. Measurements for pH must be taken at the middle of both longissimus dorsi muscles. Any carcass in which the pH does not reach less than 6.0 may be allowed to maturate an additional 24 hours and be retested, and, if the carcass still has not reached a pH of less than 6.0 after 48 hours, the meat from the carcass may not be exported to the United States.
(j) An authorized veterinary official of the Government of Uruguay certifies on the foreign meat inspection certificate that the above conditions have been met.
(k) The establishment in which the bovines and sheep are slaughtered allows periodic on-site evaluation and subsequent inspection of its facilities, records, and operations by an APHIS representative.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0372)
[78 FR 68330, Nov. 14, 2013]
§ 94.22, Nt.
Effective Date Note:
At 78 FR 72999, Dec. 4, 2013, § 94.22 was redesignated as § 94.29 and a new § 94.22 was added, effective Mar. 4, 2014. For the convenience of the user, the added text is set forth as follows:
§ 94.22 Meat or dressed carcasses of hunter-harvested bovines.
The meat or dressed carcass (eviscerated and the head is removed) is derived from a wild bovine that has been legally harvested in the wild, as verified by proof such as a hunting license, tag, or the equivalent that the hunter must show to the authorized inspector.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0393)

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  • 2014-02-10; vol. 79 # 27 - Monday, February 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 7567 - Importation of Live Birds and Poultry, Poultry Meat, and Poultry Products From a Region in the European Union; Technical Amendment
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      Effective Date: February 10, 2014.
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U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

§ 450 - Cooperation with State agencies in administration and enforcement of laws relating to marketing of agricultural products and...diseases and pests; coordination of administration of Federal and State laws

§ 7701 - Findings

§ 7702 - Definitions

§ 7711 - Regulation of movement of plant pests

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§ 7760 - State terminal inspection; transmission of mailed packages for State inspection; nonmailable matter; punishment for violations; rules and regulations by United States Postal Service

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§ 7771 - Authorization of appropriations

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§ 8309 - Veterinary accreditation program

§ 8310 - Cooperation

§ 8311 - Reimbursable agreements

§ 8312 - Administration and claims

§ 8313 - Penalties

§ 8314 - Enforcement

§ 8315 - Regulations and orders

§ 8316 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 8317 - Effect on regulations

U.S. Code: Title 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS
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  • 2014-10-31; vol. 79 # 211 - Friday, October 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 64687 - Importation of Beef From a Region in Argentina
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      Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.
      The comment period for the proposed rule published on August 29, 2014 (79 FR 51508) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before December 29, 2014.
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