US: Mexican meat plants re-listed
The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service approved
Mexican meat plants.
According to the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, the agency has
approved nine Mexican meat and poultry plants for export to the US.
FSIS finished a follow-up audit of Mexico's food safety system late last
month and "noted significant progress in establishments and the system after
implementing corrective action measures," said a spokesperson.
Nine plants compliant with food safety
According to reports, the Mexican government has officially notified FSIS
that 9 establishments in the states of Nuevo Leon and Sonora are certified as
fully compliant with food safety requirements and can therefore export meat
products to the US.
There are 45 other Mexican plants which must still pass re-inspection by
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