Mexico: Quick-reference Guide to Mexico's LPO Enforcement in 2022

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   MX2021-0084

This report provides a quick-reference guide to Mexico’s Organic Products Law (LPO) enforcement in 2022. The National Service for Food and Agricultural Health, Safety, and Quality (SENASICA) and the Consumer Protection Office (PROFECO) share enforcement responsibilities at points of entry and points of sale, respectively. Contact information and resources for both entities is provided.

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