El Ministerio de la Producción formulates, adopts, implements and oversees national policies applicable to mining activities, production and processing in the industry and fishery sectors. Enhancing its competitiveness and increased production as well as the rational use of resources and environmental protection.
To this end, gives national standards and monitors compliance.
Controversy over bill on shrimp farming Brazil
The Federal Public Ministry of Rio Grande do Norte complained against a bill that defines shrimp farming as an agro-forest-pastoral activity because it will enable the development of the activity in areas that have permanent environmental protection and in the mangroves.
Indonesian tuna causes salmonella outbreak United States
A salmonella outbreak linked to raw yellowfin tuna used to prepare sushi has already affected over 60 consumers in 11 states, according to reports from government agency.