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President sanctions law that eliminates AUPSA and creates the Panamanian Food Agency

Panama

May 05, 2021

The new law establishes that the constitutional powers related to phyto and zoosanitary measures return to MIDA in order to protect the national agricultural heritage; competences related to food safety, control of zoonoses and foodborne diseases (ETA) to the Ministry of Health; while, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, related to the Copanit technical standards and the administration of compliance with international trade agreements.

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