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Senasa implemented 53 municipal slaughterhouses to improve meat safety in Peru

Published May 18, 2024

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The National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa) of Peru, in partnership with local governments, has successfully established 53 municipal slaughterhouses in 20 regions of the country, reaching a total investment of S/10 million since 2019, as part of a food safety improvement project backed by the Inter-American Development Bank. This initiative aims to ensure the availability of safe meat products for over six million Peruvian consumers by providing 93 cattle and pig slaughter kits and implementing training programs for municipal slaughterhouse staff on efficient slaughtering and hygiene practices. Additionally, Senasa has sanctioned 136 slaughterhouses with necessary health authorizations for construction, setting the stage for more facilities to meet necessary sanitation standards and contribute to the overall meat safety in primary processing.
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To contribute to the safety of meat foods in primary processing, the National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa), together with local governments, achieved the implementation of 53 municipal slaughterhouses in 20 regions of Peru, from 2019 to date. The actions adopted by the slaughterhouse administrators, hand in hand with Senasa, have been benefiting more than six million Peruvian consumers, who have safe meat products available in the main city markets. This important work involved an investment of S/10 million and was carried out within the framework of the project to improve food safety, in alliance with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Until April of this year, Senasa delivered 93 cattle and pig slaughter kits to municipal slaughterhouses located in the regions of Amazonas (6), Ancash (2), Apurímac (3), Arequipa (5), Cajamarca (4). , Cusco (4), Huancavelica (4), Huánuco (4), Ica (3), Junín (11), Lambayeque (8), La Libertad (4), Lima (1) Moquegua (7), Puno (3) , Piura ...
Source: AgroPeru
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