The Mexican Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has declared the United Mexican States, as a free zone from avian salmonellosis, through an anoncement published in the official journal of the federation.
Since 1989, the isolation of the bacteria of avian salmonellosis caused by S. pullorum
has not been detected. In 2009, S. gallinarum
was eradicated by the National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality.
The declaration makes the poultry industry more competitive and profitable, it gives certainty and enhances access to national and international markets with both live birds and their products and byproducts.