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What food commodities are excluded from PN?

The following commodities are excluded from the PN requirements of the BTA:

  • Personal food and/or gifts (non-commercial purpose) accompanying or shipped by an individual.
  • Merchandise that is immediately exported (IEs).
  • Meat, poultry, and egg products exclusively subject to USDA jurisdiction.
  • Homemade goods shipped as gifts.
  • Food items shipped via diplomatic pouch.
  • Foods normally subject to the BTA that are included in shipments of household goods.
  • Non-consumption samples for testing only.
  • Last Modified: August 30, 2016