U.S. and Mexican Facilities Approved for Meat ExportTuesday, December 2, 2008
(American Meat Institute)
The United States
In the U.S.,
discussions have involved 109
This action comes on the heels of approval by SAGARPA of administrative changes at 32 U.S. facilities. These administrative changes, which might involve plant name changes or other paperwork issues, had the potential to create export delays at the border.
In Mexico, 13
facilities have been approved, although four of
those approvals are pending corrective
action. This will bring the total of
Mexican meat facilities approved for exporting
USDA is hoping to schedule additional technical meetings in the next week or so to address cross border issues, re-listing of plants and other technical issues.
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