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Classification of Foods and Beverages

Thursday, November 03, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST
Cost: $250.00

Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credit

Edible items present a number of classification challenges. Issues such as the difference between milk protein concentrates and milk solids, the operations that make a fruit or a fish “otherwise prepared or preserved,” the impact of sugar content and quota restrictions on pastries, and how to classify snack mixes can be difficult to resolve, particularly if the classifier doesn’t know the right questions to ask. This webinar will review the food and beverage provisions of the HTSUS, with a focus on some of the more difficult classification questions and some practical guidance for food and beverage importers.   

Key Topics

- How to interpret quota provisions

- Dietary supplements

- Definitions for “prepared” and “preserved”

- Scope of heading 2106

- Classification impact on origin and preference claims

Note: * Although the program is appropriate for novice classifiers, we recommend that you complete Classification: 101 before attending this webinar; please click here for more information.

Our Speaker:

Deborah Stern is a Member in the Import and Export Practice Group of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. Ms. Stern advises domestic and multinational clients on both U.S. and foreign customs compliance and other trade matters. She concentrates her practice in traditional customs areas, such as tariff classification, seizures and penalties, country of origin marking, valuation, trademark infringement, broker compliance, bonded warehouses, government procurement, trade preference programs and free trade agreements, as well as the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System. With special emphasis in the high-tech sector, she has substantial experience in almost every product area of the tariff schedule.

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