On February 24, 2015 the Government of Chile (GOC) Ministry of Health (MOH) approved U.S. fresh pork access to Chile. This comes after numerous USG high level bilateral interventions and collaborative efforts with the National Pork Producers Council, which led to the MOH accepting USDA’s certification statement to address Trichinella risk.
Fresh/frozen pork products exported to Chile must have either undergone a Trichinae mitigation processes in accordance with 9 CFR 381.10, be derived from carcasses that have tested negative for trichinosis, or derived from swine and swines enterprise that comply with the National Pork Board’s PQA Plus program. Establishment’s exporting under the PQA Plus portion of the certification statement in the fresh/frozen pork and pork products letterhead must produce the product under an AMS EV program.
Thursday April 9, 2015/ FAS-USDA/ United States.