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August 13, 2013

Ecuador

Bans Shrimp Improts from EMS/AHPNS Countries

 

On July 25, 2013, Ecuador’s Deputy Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries declared a one-year ban on shrimp imports (and other products used in shrimp farming) from countries with EMS/APHNS.

 

Once diagnostic methods are established for EMS/AHPNS, imports will be authorized for products that show no risk to the Ecuador.

 

For more information on shrimp farming in Ecuador, check out the links on this site: https://sites.google.com/site/camaranacionaldeacuacultura.

 

For a list of news release from Ecuador’s National Aquaculture Chamber, visit this site: http://groups.google.com/group/cna-ecuador?hl=es?hl=es.

 

Information: Piedrahita Yahira Falquez, Executive Director, Cámara Nacional de Acuacultura, Francisco de Orellana Avenue and Miguel H. Alcívar, Chambers Business Centre, Third Floor 301 Office, Guayaquil, Ecuador (fax 593-4-2683017, ext. 109, email ypiedrahita@cna-ecuador.com, webpage www.cna-ecuador.com).

 

Source: Email to Shrimp News International from Gleen Castle Castillo (ecuameximportexport@gmail.com), Subject: Acuerdo Ministerial Establece Medidas Sanitarias para Prevenir Ingreso de EMS/AHPNS.  August 12, 2013.

 

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