After 12 days of authorization, Senasica announces the requirements for Brazil to enter beef into Mexico

Updated Mar 7, 2023
Only one state, Santa Catarina, will be able to send fresh, refrigerated or frozen beef to Mexico, thanks to its certification before the OMSA as "free of foot-and-mouth disease without vaccination"; 14 more states will have to export meat with specifications such as maturation and deboning to mitigate health risks.
Following up on the recent opening of the Mexican market for bovine meat from Brazil, the National Agrifood Health, Safety and Quality Service (Senasica) published the Zoosanitary Requirements Sheets (HRZ) to which the 15 authorized states must adhere. First sheet: a state with free shipping to Mexico; second sheet: 14 states with restrictions Of the certified regions, only Santa Catarina is recognized by the World Organization for Animal Health (WHO) for foot-and-mouth disease without vaccination, so it can send fresh, refrigerated or frozen meat with bone to our country. The remaining 14 entities claim to be free with vaccination, which means that they can only export matured and boneless products, in order to mitigate health risks for Mexico. The states mentioned in the second HRZ are: Bahia, Federal District, Espiritu Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Rondonia, São Paulo, Sergipe and Tocantin YOU MAY BE ...
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