Risks 2 thousand 800 million dollars meat labeling

Mexico City.-  The US proposal to establish a label with the legend “Product of the USA” in meat, puts more than 2 thousand 800 million dollars at risk for exports of beef and pork, according to data from the Secretariat of Agriculture to 2022. Just last year, Mexico shipped 894,000 head of cattle to the United States, and total sales represented 24 percent of US beef imports.

According to data from the Bank of Mexico, in 2022 sales to the US of fresh meat and offal of bovine origin reached 1,680.9 million dollars and 320 million for domestic cattle.

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