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U.S. Customs Holds and Exams explained

U.S. Customs Holds and Exams explained

It’s probably the last thing you want to see. A notification that your cargo is on hold, or has an exam. But what does it all mean, and why your shipment?
It is important to know that this isn’t something IFF has control over. In fact, Under 19 USC 1467, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has the right to examine any shipments imported into the United States, and you, the importer, are required to bear the cost of those cargo exams.

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