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Ministry of Agriculture plans to restore beef, pork exports

Santo Domingo.– The Ministry of Agriculture has set up a new food safety program aimed at restoring meat exports in the near future.

During a recent meeting, Agriculture Minister Luis Ramon Rodriguez, Director General of Livestock Bolivar Toribio, and Animal Health Director Rafael Nunez agreed on a operational plan to reopen exports of beef, chicken, pork and eggs to the United States and other Caribbean markets.

The program includes epidemiological inspection in order to certify farms to ensure that the measures recommended by the authorities are better implemented.

The Ministry of Agriculture is developing a health plan aimed at declaring the Dominican Republic free of diseases such as avian influenza and Newcastle’s Disease in chickens, Toribio said.

Source: DT

Category: DR News |

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