Mexico: Compliance Deadline for Organic Raw Material Imports Extended

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   MX2021-0035

The extension for imports of organic raw materials entering Mexico to comply with the Organic Products Law (LPO) is official policy as of June 16, 2021. U.S. organic certifiers and exporters of organic raw material to Mexico will have until January 1, 2022 to certify under the LPO or risk adverse actions by the competent authorities. This report serves as a general alert. Questions about Mexico’s LPO and organic program should be directed to the National Food Safety and Quality Service (SENASICA).

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