National Food Safety and Quality Service

The National Food Safety and Quality Service (Spanish: Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria, SENASA) is an independent agency of the Argentine government charged with surveillance, regulation and certification of products of animal and plant origin and the prevention, eradication and control of diseases and plagues that affect them[citation needed].

Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria
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Agency overview
Formed24 June 1996 (1996-06-24)
Agency executive
  • Carlos Paz, Director
Parent departmentMinistry of Agriculture
Websitehttps://www.argentina.gob.ar/senasa

SENASA formally comes under the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishing and Food, a division of the Ministry of Economy.

SENASA has 24 regional and 1 metropolitan supervising offices in all the country; however, its head office is located in Buenos Aires.

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