Implementing difficult rules for importing meat into the country
The director general of the quarantine and biosafety office of the country’s veterinary organization said: the health supervisors of this organization monitor all stages of red meat production in Brazil.
According to the Mehr news agency, quoting the veterinary organization, Massoud Mohammadian, in connection with the issue of health monitoring of meat imports from Brazil, announced: According to the law of the veterinary organization and its executive regulations, in issuing health licenses for meat imports; The study of a library from the country of origin has been done and if the subject is confirmed, a field study from that country will be done by the experts of the country’s veterinary organization.
He added: the result of the field visit will be checked in the import commission and if the conditions are positive, the health requirements of the import will be sent to the competent veterinary authority of the country of origin for approval.
Mohammadian added: “After confirming these requirements, a health import license will be issued and the start of production is subject to the continuous presence of a government health inspector and a legal slaughter supervisor in approved slaughterhouses, while the health supervisor oversees all production stages (including pre-slaughter inspection, slaughter).” After killing and loading) monitors.
The director general of the quarantine and biosafety office of the country’s veterinary organization, referring to the countries that export red meat to Iran, said: “Currently, libraries have been studied from 21 countries of origin and these countries export red meat (beef or mutton).” ) Have been confirmed to Iran, while health licenses have been issued for 11 of these countries.
The official continued: the necessary tests have been performed on the consignments entering the country at the entry borders after checking the documents, and if they comply with the announced instructions, these consignments will be cleared.
Mohammadian added: “In Brazil, like in other countries, the import process is carried out with the presence of established health and religious supervisors, and all stages of production are supervised in accordance with the instructions and rules;” Due to the fact that the Islamic Republic of Iran, unlike other countries, has health inspectors stationed in slaughterhouses abroad, the meat imported to the country is approved by the health supervisors of the Veterinary Organization for the necessary health supervision.