Gov’t lifts poultry import ban on Brazil

After five months and a legal battle between the governments of the Philippines and Brazil, the Department of Agriculture has finally lifted the temporary ban on the importation of poultry meat originating from the South American country.

“Based on the relevant information provided by Brazil, there is satisfactory evidence to show that food safety measures in compliance with good manufacturing practices are primarily considered in the daily operations of [their] foreign meat establishments,” the memorandum order released on Wednesday read.

It was in August when Agriculture Secretary William Dar announced that it would ban the importation of Brazilian poultry products except mechani…

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