Top 7 shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) programme

If you process or manufacture beef or bobby veal that might be used to make ground beef, and export these to the US, you must take part in the Top 7 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli programme.

All US-listed operations and packhouses exporting to the US that manufacture beef and/or bobby veal which may be used in the preparation of ground beef must participate in the Top 7 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli programme.

Part 2, Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 of the USA Overseas Market Access Requirements (OMAR) provides further detail. 

USA Overseas Market Access Requirements  password protected 

Note: OMAR requirements are password protected as they may contain market-sensitive material. Those involved with exporting may apply to MPI for access.

If you have further queries, contact the NMD Administrator:

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