Eggs from Costa Rica to Mexico

Obtaining the appropriate health permits for Mexico enables Rican producers export more than 40,000 tons of eggs.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The outbreaks of avian influenza in the Aztec country motivated the sacrifice of 11 million birds, causing Mexican authorities to lift all restrictions on the importation of eggs, in order to meet domestic demand.

An article in reports that "The National Poultry Chamber (Canavi in Spanish) said in a statement this afternoon, that the National Service of Food Safety and Quality of Mexico has sent the permit to the National Animal Health Service (SENASA) of Costa Rica. '

Last week, the shipping company Mediterrean Shipping Company Mexico announced the activation of its system of alliances with Colombian and Costa Rican ports for special services of their refrigerated cargo ships for chicken and eggs. "The Company believes that the strongest maritime imports for the supply of the country come from Colombia and Costa Rica, although Mexico has already began importing eggs from the United States." For this purpose it has activated its system of alliances with the Colombian ports of Buenaventura and Cartagena and Puerto Limon and Caldera, in Costa Rica.

"Representatives from the companies indicated that, in this way, they hope to achieve transits in a maximum of seven days to the ports of Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán and Manzanillo, in Colima, both on the Pacific coast."

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Through the program the company is making available to Mexico their ship’s continental routes to aid in the supply of eggs and chicken in the face of effects of the outbreak of bird flu detected in the state of Jalisco.

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August 2012

The elimination of classical swine fever and avian salmonellosis has made the Aztec country a stronger competitor in pork and poultry in international markets.

A statement from the Trade Office of Costa Rica reads:
The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) declared Mexico free of avian salmonellosis and classical swine fever on 14 August.

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