Cayman Islands – Export requirements for meat and poultry products
- Products derived from animals slaughtered in Canada or products imported from the United States:
- fresh/frozen beef or bison meat, bone-in or boneless, including salted beef derived from animals that were less than thirty (30) months old (UTM) at the time of slaughter
- veal boneless or bone-in
- fresh or frozen bovine liver
- boneless or bone-in sheep and goat meat derived from animals aged less than twelve (12) months at the time of slaughter
- ground meat derived from ruminant animals aged less than thirty (30) months in the case of bovine animals, or twelve (12) months in the case of ovine or caprine animals, at the time of slaughter
- processed foods containing meat derived from ruminant animals aged less than thirty (30) months in the case of bovine animals, or twelve (12) months in the case of ovine or caprine animals, at the time of slaughter, such as ready-to-eat meals, sausages, meatballs, patties, dried and canned meat
- Products imported from countries other than the United States:
- Ruminant meat products imported from New Zealand or Australia and processed or in transit in Canada.
- Boneless ruminant meat imported from Argentina, Brazil or Uruguay thoroughly cooked in hermetically sealed cans in Canada.
It is permitted to import for personal consumption into Cayman Islands up to a maximum of 5 kg of meat products derived from ruminant animals.
- Products derived from cattle, bison, buffalo, sheep, goats, and deer:
- all products containing specified risk materials (brain, eyes, spinal cord, tonsils, dorsal root ganglia, trigeminal ganglia and intestines from duodenum to rectum) of all ruminant animals regardless of age
- products made using Advanced Meat Recovery process (finely textured meat), or mechanically separated meat (MSM)
- Certificate of Inspection Covering Meat Products (CFIA/ACIA 1454)
- Annex A – Veterinary Certificate for Meat Derived from Ruminants Destined for Export to Cayman Islands
- Issued with form CFIA/ACIA 1454 in the case of ruminant meat products
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