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You can export beef and products containing bovine material for food and pet food, provided that you meet the requirements.

See gov.uk - import, export and distribution of food pages (external link).

The conditions for export will depend on whether the export is to an European Union (EU) Member State or to a country outside of the EU (third country). Third countries may not allow exports, or may set additional conditions.

You can check the situation with respect to the EU country Member State import rules at gov.uk - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) pages (external link).

You can also consult DEFRA's International Animal Health Division by contacting iah-exports@defra.gsi.gov.uk.

Further information can be obtained from Animal and Plant Health Agency.