Del Monte Reopens Packing Plant
The Administrative Environmental Court authorized Fresh Del Monte to reopen its pineapple packing plant under set conditions.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
On May 18th, the Court ordered an immediate stop and closure of the plant´s activities in Siquirres, Limón for surpassing the permitted amount of chemicals in its runoff water.
The Environmental Administrative Court ordered an immediate halt of activities and the closing of the pineapple packing plant.
The new selection, labeling and packing plant will benefit 42 micro, small and medium producers.
Different fields of professionals have entered a Resource of Unconstitutionality against Law 588, the "General law of Professional Associations and Professional Practice." The law was approved by the National Assemblyand passed on Jan. 14.
The plant is located in the canton of Oreamuno in Cartago province, with facilities for receiving, weighing, sorting, packing and shipping horticultural products.
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