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Argentina reopens market to U.S. pork products

Argentina reopens market to U.S. pork products

For the first time since 1992, Argentina will reopen its market to U.S. pork im­­­­ports, the White House announced last week.

Under the agreement, all fresh, chilled and frozen pork and pork products from U.S. animals will be eligible for export to Argentina, Meatingplace reported.

Argentina had blocked imports of U.S. pork since 1992, citing animal health concerns.

Argentine food safety officials will visit the United States to conduct on-site verification of the U.S. meat inspection system, after which U.S. pork exports will resume pending resolution of any outstanding technical issues.

The National Pork Producers Council...




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