Panama: Suspension of Food Registrations

From August 14th to 24th digital applications will not be received for the Registering of Pre-packaged Foods nor for update procedures and annexes to labels, due to system maintenance.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

From a statement issued by the Panamanian Food Safety Authority (AUPSA):

Panama City / The Panamanian Authority for Food Safety (AUPSA), informs its users that for eight days the receipt of digital applications for Registration of Pre-packaged Foods and procedures for updating / attaching labels, will be suspended.

The reason for the temporary suspension is because of changes being made to the technological platform, which will minimize evaluation times and admission of these requests.



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Panama: More Time to Register Imported Food

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From a statement issued by the Panamanian Authority for Food Safety:

Panama City / As part of the technological modernization being developed by the Panamanian Food Safety Authority (AUPSA), added to the suspension of the reception of digital applications for Registration of Pre-packaged Foods which started today and continues until next Monday 24 August, the company is extending the deadline for importers to update their documentation required by resolutions No. 031-AG-2015 042-AG-2015.

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