Mexico: Update - Organic Products Imported Before LPO Enforcement Deadline are Safe

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   MX2021-0080

This report serves as an update to “Reminder - New Organic Product Requirements to Take Effect in January 2022” (GAIN report no. MX2021-0072) and to disseminate organic compliance information, as shared by the National Service for Food and Agricultural Health, Safety, and Quality (SENASICA) . On November 30, 2021, SENASICA officials held a seminar to outline the work done in 2021 ahead of January 2022 enforcement of Mexico’s Organic Products Law (LPO). Among the topics covered were stream of commerce, new uses of the organic seal, and a review of the accreditation/certification process.

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