Several ill after consumption of meat contaminated with Clenbuterol

MEXICO – Officials in the Mexican state of Yucatan have reported a food poisoning incident that has affected close to 500 people, believed to have been caused by consumption of meat contaminated with Clenbuterol. The first alert about the poisoning was made this past week and so far, no deaths have been reported. Patients were seen by the district’s doctor…

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Mexico adapts new Codex specifications for steviol glycosides

MEXICO – Sweegen, a natural sweetener company, has expanded into Mexico after the country’s food safety authority adopted the Codex Alimentarius specifications for steviol glycosides produced by different technologies. According to Sweegen, obesity, diabetes, and associated diseases are prevalent in Mexico and has led to public health concerns. For example, adult obesity increased by 42.2 percent from 2000 to 2018.…

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SGS launches new food analysis laboratory in Mexico

MEXICO – SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has during its 70th  anniversary in Mexico, announced the opening of a new 500m2 food analysis laboratory in Naucalpan, State of Mexico. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 96,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories…

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Win for U.K farmers as Mexico opens doors for British pork import

U.K – British farmers and food producers are set to benefit from access to a valuable new market which boasts high demand for quality pork meat, as Mexico has now officially opened its doors to British pork for the first time This development follows over four years of negotiations and inspections. The Mexican National Department for Health, Safety and Agricultural…

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