Brazil: Assocon is part of a technical group to review the beef export contract to China

Updated Mar 7, 2023
The National Beef Livestock Association (Assocon) supports and is part of the Working Group (GT) created to review the beef export contract to China. The proposal, presented at a meeting of the sectoral chamber of the beef production chain, of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (Mapa), on February 28, was accepted and will focus, in particular, on adjustments to the terms of the current health protocol. Export regulations gained prominence in recent days, when an isolated and atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) was registered in the interior of Pará. The occurrence resulted in the immediate suspension of shipments to China of beef from all Brazilian states, affecting the production chain as a whole. “Assocon fights for the rights of producers and the meat chain. We understand that the health protocol with China is not fair and harms those who work responsibly and with good food safety practices. Several terms must be revised. With our participation in ...
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