The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Department of Agriculture has passed a new regulation on the information that must be included in the meat, meat products and egg products exportation certificates.
To comply with this new FSIS regulation, all the certificate models for the exportation of pork and pork products that the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment had and that had been agreed on with the US Administration have been modified.
The new information to be provided only affects the identification of the batch.
The healt requirements for these kind of exports have not been modified, so the applications and the criteria applicable to the certification models to be used in each case still follow what is set up in the briefing note “Health certification of the pork and pork products exports to the US” available at the CEXGAN.
Given that the FSIS' regulation in question comes into force on 18 March 2015, all the pork and pork products certificates issued as of that date will have to include the aforementioned additional information established in the regulation, as appears in the new certification models modified to this end (available in the CEXGAN's webpage).
Monday, 16 March 2015/ CEXGAN/ Spain.