Brazil – MAPA approves new technical regulation on bacon identity and quality

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAPA in Portuguese) published Ordinance No. 748 approving the revision of the Technical Regulation of Identity and Quality (RTIQ) of bacon for establishments and industries registered with the Federal Inspection Service (SIF) and the Brazilian System for the Inspection of Products of Animal Origin (Sisbi-POA). The rule is effective as of March 1 and repeals Annex II of Normative Instruction No. 21/2000.