New U.S. Rules on Packaging

Starting January 2012 nutrition labeling of single-ingredient foods such as ground meat and poultry will be required.

Friday, January 21, 2011

On December 29, 2010, the Food, Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has changed regulations on meat and poultry products. The changes will come into effect on the 1st of January 2012.

The measure involves the manufacturing of food produced in the U.S. as well as imported goods.

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Honduran Egg Go to Guatemala and El Salvador

March 2015

A report states that three poultry companies in Honduras are requesting permission to sell eggs in neighboring countries.

Honduras' oviparous production exceeds domestic demand, therefore representatives from the Association of Poultry Producers in Honduras are trying to export their products, principally eggs, to Guatemala and El Salvador.

Honduran Chicken Goes to USA

August 2014

Poultry producers are awaiting the arrival in September of safety inspectors from the USA to complete the process and obtain a final certification to export chicken meat.

The food safety and security certification process needed to obtain the sanitary permit to export chicken meat to the United States is nearing completion for the poultry industry in Honduras.

The Panamanian Poultry Industry

May 2013

In 2012 there was increases of 5.8% in the production of chicken meat and 1.59% in egg production.

A report by the National Association of Poultry Farmers in Panama (ANAVIP) reveals that in 2012 86.9 million birds were slaughtered, and that per capita consumption of chicken went from 77 pounds per year in 2011 to 80 pounds per year in 2012.

Poultry Industry Not Taking Advantage of U.S. market

June 2011

Despite the signing of the FTA, the Central American poultry sector has not seen increased imports into the U.S.

The U.S.A’s phytosanitary requirements and quality standards are proving the main obstacles to increasing exports.

During the last regional "American Poultry Industry" forum, held in Guatemala, representatives of the industry, "...

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