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b)A description of the production process.
c)A list of the original materials used in the production of the beverage.
d)If the beverage is wine, the areas of cultivation and the composition of the grape varieties used in the production of the wine shall be set forth in detail. Should a certain area of cultivation be listed on the Label, the importer shall provide a Certificate of Origin.
e)If the beverage is whiskey, brandy, tequila, cognac, ouzo or fruit distillates, the importer shall provide a Certificate of Origin issued by the Competent Authority in the country of production, which also sets forth the original materials and the production process (including the aging process).
5)Documents written in a foreign language (except for English and French) shall be submitted in Hebrew translation and shall be notarized.
4 - BLaboratory Examination for a Previously Imported Intoxicating Beverage
An importer seeking to obtain a certificate of examination for the purpose of receiving a special permit for the import of a Previously Imported Intoxicating Beverage shall provide an Approved Laboratory with the following:
1)A sample of the beverage with regard to which the import permit is requested, in a container of the type in which the beverage is to be marketed to consumers. If the beverage is beer, the importer must produce 5 bottles/cans for each sample.
2)Three original Labels (separately or on the bottles).
3)Three labels in Hebrew.
4)If the beverage is wine, the Approved Laboratory must be provided with a Certificate of Origin from the manufacturer as set forth in Section 4 - A, (4).
Documents written in a foreign language (except for English and French) shall be submitted in Hebrew translation and shall be notarized.
4 – C Examination in the Laboratory and Certificate of Examination
An Approved Laboratory shall perform tests on Intoxicating Beverages as set forth in Appendix 2 of this circular.
Upon conclusion of the examination, the Approved Laboratory shall produce a Certificate of Examination for the Intoxicating Beverage, which shall include the following details:
The composition of the Intoxicating Beverage.
Designation of whether the Intoxicating Beverage is toxic.
UNCLASSIFIEDUSDA Foreign Agricultural Service