Travelers entering the United States must declare all agricultural products on their U. Customs forms. We recommend that you keep receipts and original packaging of agricultural products as proof of their country of origin. As long as you declare all the agricultural products you are bringing with you, you will not face any penalties—even if an inspector determines that they cannot enter the country. Scroll down for more information on how to declare items at Customs. USDA regulates only honey and beeswax that is being imported for use as feed for bees in apiaries. Generally, travelers can bring in comb honey, royal jelly, bee bread, or propolis if it is intended for personal consumption. Nuts are allowed entry if they have been boiled, cooked, ground, oven dried, pureed, roasted, or steamed. Most dried spices can be imported except for orange, lemon, lime, and other citrus leaves and seeds, and many vegetable and fruit seeds.
Bringing a taste of your travels home with you is a noble pursuit. Leaving behind the sumptuous cheeses you sampled in France or the wine you tasted in Italy can be heart-wrenching to say the least. So what should you try to bring back stateside? What does the U. We’ve put together a list culled from the FDA and Customs and Border Patrol’s official lists of what they can’t take away from you, what just depends on the customs agent you get, and what you’d be fined for — because there is nothing worse than having your treasured food souvenirs get unceremoniously dumped in some undeserving airport trashcan. The restrictions and rules, as you can imagine, are filled with minute details and small print.
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