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November 2018
 

23 November 2018

Import Licences for Romaine Lettuce Suspended Following E. coli Outbreak in the USA

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 23 Nov 2018    ICTAdmin   
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, through its Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspection Branch, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health’s Public Health Division, has immediately suspended the issuing of permits for the importation of Romaine lettuce from the United States. Imports now in transit will also be seized for destruction upon arrival in Jamaica. The import suspension comes in the wake of the outbreak of E. coli in the lettuce in 11 USA States. Consumers in the USA and Canada have been asked to immediately desist from consuming the product until...


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Minister Shaw Travels to Israel

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 23 Nov 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Audley Shaw, will travel to Israel, November 23 to 28, 2018, on a mission to explore opportunities for greater collaboration on several areas. Minister Shaw, along with an accompanying delegation of public and private sector members, will meet with Israel’s Minister of Commerce to discuss prospects for bilateral trade; investments in agro-processing, tourism and Business Process Outsourcing. The meetings will also focus on investment and technical assistance toward the digitization of government ministries, departments and...


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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm