Brazil stopped importing Vietnamese tilapia

Frozen Tilapia
Published Feb 20, 2024

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The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock has halted tilapia imports from Vietnam starting February 14, 2024, due to concerns over the TiLV virus. The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQPM) of Vietnam has received an official notification and has advised local seafood processing facilities to cease exporting tilapia to Brazil. They have also been urged to update and implement proper regulations in their production and processing methods.
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Specifically, according to NAFIQPM's dispatch, this Department received official letter No. 65/2024/SDA/MAPA dated February 14, 2024 from the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAPA), on stopping the import of tilapia (Tilapia) from Vietnam from February 14, 2024 until there is a conclusion on reviewing the risk of disease caused by TiLV virus according to Decision No. 270 dated February 9, 2024 of MAPA. Therefore, NAFIQPM recommends that seafood processing facilities on the List of exports to Brazil stop exporting tilapia (Tilapia) to the Brazilian market at the request of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. Brazilian farming (MAPA) from February 14, 2024. At the ...
Source: Agriculture
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