The USDA is currently considering the importation of fresh pineapple from Taiwan for consumption in the U.S. and its territories. Find out all the details here.
Importer of dairy products? FAS has issued an interim final rule which suspends for an additional year the historical license reduction provision which would otherwise apply beginning with the 2023 quota year. This change will allow license holders additional time to adjust to challenging market conditions impacting the dairy sector. Find out all the details you need to know, in addition to how to submit comments on this rule, here.
Importer of animal and/or plant products into the U.S.? APHIS will be launching their newly developed Agricultural Commodity Import Requirements (ACIR) database as of September 30, 2022. Find out all the important details that you need to know here.
Importer of plant and animal products? APHIS, has warned importers of submitting incorrect or incomplete data pertaining to Licenses, Permits, Certificates or Other (LPCO) — specifically in the PG13 and PG14 lines of the APHIS core message set. Find out everything you need to know to stay compliant, and ensure your goods can be imported without issue.
Starting January 15, 2022, the Section 8e information will be transmitted through ACE, with full implementation expected by March 1, 2022. Here's what you need to know on the mandatory requirements and importer responsibilities.
A reminder that The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will no longer be accepting unoriginal copies of phytosanitary certificates and forms after December 31, 2021. We detail everything you need to know of what types phytosanitary certificates are acceptable, processes and much more.
A reminder that today is the start of the implementation of Phase VI of the Lacey Act. Find out if your products require an import declaration.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recently announced the implementation of Phase Five of the Public Health Information System rollout that adds 14 countries to the export module.
Following a year-long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, APHIS will now be implementing Phase Six of the Lacey Act enforcement schedule at the start of October. Find out more about the new products added, including essential oils, wooden trunks, crates, and various musical instruments.