Green Light to Export Pork to Japan

Four Costa Rican companies now meet the health requirements and have been given authorization to start exporting.

Friday, May 16, 2014

From a press statement issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica (MAG):

In accordance with a letter from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, Costa Rica has been given authorization to export pork and related products to that country through the form of an animal health certificate.

After checking the proposed model health certificate for our country, Japan confirmed compliance with the animal health requirements agreed in May 1992 and revised in 2000, according to an official statement from the Japanese government, signed by Toshiro Kawashima, Director, Division of the Food and Health Office of Consumer Affairs in Japan.

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