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  • 67 - Technologie alimentaire
  • 02 - Viandes et abats comestibles

Fresh or chilled hams, shoulders and cuts thereof of swine, with bone in (HS 020312); Meat, meat products and other animal produce (ICS 67.120)

MAPA/SDA Ordinance No. 494, 27 December 2021 (2 page(s), in Portuguese)

MAPA/SDA Ordinance No. 494 opens a 60-day period for public consultation on proposal of technical regulation of identity and quality of ham. At Ordinance 494/2021 ham () is the meat product, obtained from cuts or cuts of the muscle masses of the fore and hind limbs of pigs seasoned with the addition of ingredients and submitted to a specific thermal process.

The Ordinance and the project are available on MAPA website:

Technically substantiated suggestions should be forwarded through the Normative Act Monitoring System through the link: