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Export, Import & Transportation

FEMA monitors issues involving export, import and transport of flavor materials for its membership.  Recent issues include the Lacey Act amendments, CITES, and USDA Export Certificate requirements.  In addition, FEMA monitors the regulatory activity of the Department of Transportation, Drug Enforcement Agency, and U.S. Customs and Border Control.

FEMA member updates on Export Import and Transportation

Did You Know?

During Prohibition, FEMA supported federal legislation allowing the sale of flavors and extracts that were "unfit for beverage use," and helped the federal government establish the "drawback" mechanism.

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