Portugal can now export beef to Hong Kong

in Business · 08-05-2020 01:00:00 · 1 Comments
Portugal can now export beef to Hong Kong

Portugal is now qualified to export beef to Hong Kong, China, through six commercial establishments in the regions of Lisbon and Tagus Valley, Alentejo and North, the Ministry of Agriculture told Lusa.

In response to Lusa, the ministry under Maria do Céu Albuquerque indicated that, according to information from the Directorate-General for Food and Veterinary (DGAV), “six national establishments were audited by the Hong Kong authorities in order to be qualified to export”.
At stake are three companies from the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region, two from the Alentejo and one from the North region.

This process took place during a mission carried out in Portugal, in October 2019.
In a note published on its website, DGAV welcomed “the recent news that Portugal is authorised to export beef to Hong Kong”, without giving further information.



Comments:

The environmental cost of shipping beef to China, on top of it being the most polluting meat in the world, is just head shakingly short-sighted.

by Rasmus Toft Ilsoe from Other on 11-05-2020 02:21:00
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