CARM: What all importers need to know about CARM

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New information required for shipments of imported cheese

Effective April 3, 2018, Canadian importers will be required to identify if imported cheese (excluding processed cheese of HS 0406.30) is manufactured from pasteurized or unpasteurized milk. Shipments could be delayed if this information is not on shipping documents.

The affected HS Tariff Classifications are:

0406.10Fresh (unripened or uncured) cheese, including whey cheese, and curd

0406.20Grated or powdered cheese, of all kinds

0406.40Blue-veined cheese and other cheese containing veins produced by Penicillium roqueforti

0406.90Other cheese

For more information please call Brian Rowe, Director – Customs Compliance & Regulatory Affairs at (905) 882-4880, ext. 213.

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