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Australia: No chicken, dairy, meat, fruit, or vegetables unless it's retorted/shelf stable (Such as La Briute meals) shmebeble had issues with MealMart- 26 meals
Fiji: Same rules as Australia.
Maldives: No alcohol
Mexico: No beef or cream cheese. Chicken YMMV.
New Zealand: Similar to Australia, some small differences but expect thorough checking
United States: No meat, fruit, or vegetables.
Costa Rica: No raw meat (According to the Health Dept rep at LIR, it's meat on the bone that's an issue, he let us keep all the meat that had no bones - this may be relevant to other countries)
Nicaragua (land crossing): No issues with meat etc, but they taxed us for the 40 bottles of wine (I quickly mocked up a receipt on my phone showing the original price per bottle as $4)
United Kingdom: Click here


No issues experienced in:

Argentina
Aruba
Bahamas
Belgium
Bermuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Neum land crossing)
Brazil
Canada
Croatia (Debeli Brijeg and Neum land crossings, Zagreb)
Cuba
Czech Republic
Faroe Islands
France
French Polynesia/Bora Bora
Germany
Greece
Honduras (see here for important details)
Hong Kong
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Macau
Montenegro
Morocco
Norway
Palau
Seychelles (Reports of them being strict but didn't have trouble)
Singapore
South Korea
Svalbard
Switzerland
Thailand
UAE
US/Guam
US/Hawaii
Martinique ($5,000 worth of wine, meat, dairy - no issues BH)
Zambia
Zimbabwe
« Last edited by JuryDuty on June 18, 2019, 09:57:13 AM »

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #90 on: December 15, 2019, 07:46:03 PM »
CAN I TAKE Meal Mart Sealed Food Package USDA Approved in to Cancun Mexico?

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #91 on: December 29, 2019, 12:54:28 PM »
Reminds me how when I went there with DW and one month old baby, we handed the passports and birth certificate (at that time kids could still travel to Mexico with only a birth certificate) to the border agent (at the airport. The agent looks at the birth certificate first, sees the name and asks me "Uste..... [my daughter's name]?"
I know it was two years ago, but just saw it now and made me laugh. :)

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #92 on: January 13, 2020, 05:47:19 PM »
Going to Cancun next week, heard there's an option to ship food with fedex since we not allowed to bring in meat and cheese did anyone tried Fedex?

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #93 on: January 20, 2020, 05:52:39 PM »
Panama ? @Denverite

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #94 on: January 21, 2020, 07:11:02 PM »
Thailand I should be fine with Pom meals from the US?

Seems like it's a problem only from the E.U. but just want to make sure.
https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/TH-Thailand-customs-currency-airport-tax-regulations-details.htm

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #95 on: January 28, 2020, 08:47:20 AM »
Panama ? @Denverite

Whatís the question?  Donít bring anything to Panama as their kosher markets are better and cheaper than the US and even have shelf stable CY milk. :)

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #96 on: January 28, 2020, 08:48:23 AM »
Thailand I should be fine with Pom meals from the US?

Seems like it's a problem only from the E.U. but just want to make sure.
https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/TH-Thailand-customs-currency-airport-tax-regulations-details.htm

Why would you bring POM meals when the food there in Thailand so good and cheap?

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #97 on: January 28, 2020, 08:50:43 AM »
Why would you bring POM meals when the food there in Thailand so good and cheap?
For the maldives which is my next step.
Yes I'm eating right now Chabad USM meals and they are delicious. I didn't bring pom meals but I'll take meals from Awafi in SIN, only problem is that they have a very small selection for travel meals.

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Re: Countries That Have Food Restrictions
« Reply #98 on: February 27, 2020, 02:33:04 AM »
I think no durian in Maylasia >:(