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U.S.D.A./APHIS inspecting Peruvian mango production areas

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the United States in Peru has started the annual monitoring of the certification process carried out by the National Service of Agrarian Health (Senasa) at plantations and mango packing plants in the Piura region, from where this fruit is exported.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri) reported that the APHIS mission is headed by the regional director for South America, Robert S. Johnson, who, together with Senasa, is holding technical meetings scheduled between 19 and 23 January.

APHIS specialists will supervise the work carried out by the Senasa in plantations and packing centres in accordance with the Work Plan for the Treatment and Certification of Peruvian Mangos, signed by Senasa, APHIS, Minagri and the Peruvian Association of Mango Exporters (EMPA) in 2010.

A group of Senasa technicians and professionals will offer support to their APHIS peers in their tour of the facilities of Agromar, Sunshine, Agro Industrial del Pacífico, BioFrut, Agropacking and Koricancha, certified companies that are based in Piura.

Such inspections are carried out in order to improve the trust from U.S. authorities and show that Peru is working seriously to maintain the mango export sector pest free. Currently, the U.S. imports around 40,000 tonnes of mangoes.


Publication date: 1/25/2016

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