The Dairy Grading Branch offers certification services to assist in the export of dairy and related products. The Dairy Grading Branch issues these certificates to eligible plants. Eligible plants include dairy plants listed in the Interstate Milk Shippers list
(IMS list), the FDA maintained European Union Dairy Plant Reference list
(EU list), and Dairy Plants Surveyed and Approved for USDA Grading Service
(USDA Approved Plant list). To request an export certificate please review the information below.
New China Plant List Requirements
-- After May 1, 2014, when the FDA newly generated China Plant List is published only U.S. firms listed on it will be eligible to receive USDA China Dairy Export Certificates.