USMEF Seminar Addresses Technical Issues for Companies Exporting Red Meat to Latin America


Source: USMEF

via Drovers - April 9, 2019


With support from the Beef Checkoff Program and the National Pork Board, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) conducted an educational seminar in Laredo, Texas, designed to assist companies exporting U.S. red meat to Mexico, Central and South America and the Dominican Republic.


Latin America is a rapidly growing region for U.S. pork and beef exports, but Cheyenne McEndaffer, USMEF director of technical services/access, explains that labeling, documentation and other technical issues still present significant obstacles in several individual markets.


At the seminar, McEndaffer and Alejandra Valdez, a veterinarian who serves as USMEF’s Mexico City-based technical services manager, identified and explained many of these issues and took questions from participants. Click below to hear her takeaways from the event:


In addition to a discussion of well-established export markets, the seminar also...