Food Allowed Into Mexico

Last Updated: December 8, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

Upon arrival to Mexico by plane, boat or vehicle, passengers may import the following items in small amounts for their personal use without the risk of introducing a pest or a disease following a visual inspection by the SAGARPA officer.

1. Products and by-products of animal origin:

- Dairy products: aged cheeses, butter, cream, yogurt, pasteurized or ultra-pasteurized milk (liquid, condensed, powdered, or maternal), packaged and labeled in Spanish or English by the sanitation authority. In the case of those countries affected by the Foot and Mouth Disease, only products processed at a SAGARPA authorized plant will be accepted*. Individually packaged or opened bottles of mother’s milk is permitted as long as it accompanies a lactating infant or child.

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