Mexico. – Posted this Friday, May 13, by the United States Government federal register Annual Certification for Marketing of Mexican ShrimpOr in the US market, Mexican seafood may continue to be exported to a neighboring North American nation’s market, as reported by the National Commission for Aquaculture and Fisheries (konapeska,
In this way, Mexico maintains shrimp certification for one more year, i.e. during the current year, following inspection visits to the main ports of the Mexican Republic made by officials of the United States government, which is certified with comparable compliance to the marine in the catch. Turtle conservation measures.
Through a statement, the National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission highlighted that the certification for the sale of crustaceans in the US market is the result of an awareness and training program work on the maintenance, manufacture, installation and proper use of exclusion equipment. . of sea turtles () and fish exclusion equipment (DEP), which was extended by the federal agency from 2021.
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On this day, the US State Department published the annual certification for shrimp imports into Mexico, after the Mexican government adopted programs to reduce the by-catch of sea turtles in its shellfish fisheries. section 609 of American law.
It was announced that, in accordance with Section 09 of Public Law 101-162, the United States annually ratifies comparisons of sea turtle conservation programs based on three criteria: regulation or law, law enforcement, the fair use of TEDs and reflected in the training,
It was last October 2021 when shrimp from Mexico had managed to recover certification for export of shrimp to the United States after a ban in May last year for mismanagement of an awareness and training program on manufacture, installation and appropriate. Use of sea turtle exclusion devices (TEDs).
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Visits to Mexico’s fishing ports by neighboring country officials were carried out by representatives of the Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, for its acronym in English) and state Department From the United States in October 2021 and February 2022.
In 2022, Mexican shrimp will have free access to USA: Konapesca