Russia licenses more Brazilian slaughterhouses to export meat
The Federal Sanitary and Phytosanitary Service of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) has approved more Brazilian slaughterhouses to export beef, pork and chicken, reported the Russian agency's website on Monday, September 7.
Cooperativa Central Aurora Alimentos, in Joaçaba (Santa Catarina state) has been free to export meat, offal and pork fat to Russia since September 2.
Since late July, when the Brazilian government agreed a prelisting deal with the Russian government to increase trade n meat, six Brazilian slaughterhouses have been licensed and five others have had temporary restrictions lifted, according to Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) in Brazil, report Brazilian websites.
Of these 11 slaughterhouses licensed since then, five were licensed without prior inspection, following the prelisting model.
Under the prelisting system, the health authority in Brazil checks the establishments to make sure they meet Russian requirements.
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