USMEF: US bison offal now eligible for export to Mexico


Jody Heemstra, DRGNews (SD)

Apr 28, 2021


Pierre SD, USA / It has been nearly one year since U.S. bison meat became eligible for export to Mexico, and USDA has just announced that Mexico will also now accept bison offal.


Dave Carter, executive director of the National Bison Association, says this is great news for the US bison industry, as customers in Mexico have expressed strong interest in offal items and the ability to export these products will help maximize carcass utilization. He notes that with the exception of intestines, the list of bison products eligible for Mexico now includes “everything from cheek meat to the tail.”


Carter adds that...


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