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National Service of Agri-Food Health and Quality (SENASA)

Address
Av. Paseo Colón 367 – C.A.B.A. (C.P.: C1063ACD). República Argentina
Country
Argentina
Phone number(s)
(+54-11) 4121-5000 ; 0800-999-2386
Areas of expertise
Politiques agricoles, Commerce et marchés agricoles, Sécurité sanitaire agricole / mesures phytosanitaires et zoosanitaires, Sécurité sanitaire des aliments / qualité et normes alimentaires, Santé animale et services vétérinaires, Production végétale / protection des plantes, Renforcement des capacités
Mandate, main activities of the institution and competencies

Mandate

SENASA is a governmental organization that plans, organizes and executes specific programmes and activities to regulate the production of safe food for human and animal consumption.

Competencies

It is responsible for executing the national policies regarding animal and plant quality and safety, as well as food safety. It also verifies the respect and implementation of the current legislation on the matter.

In addition, it oversees the federal imports and exports of products and sub-products of animal and plant origin, food, veterinary and agro-chemical drugs, fertilizers and others.

SENASA is present throughout the country and has 14 Regional Centers.

Legal status and Government arrangements of the institutions

SENASA is a decentralized organism under the National Ministry of Agroindustry,  with financial, technical and administrative independence, and with its own legal personality.

 

Name and details of the head of the institution

[President]: VETERINARY DOCTOR JORGE HORACIO DILLON

Tel:: (+54 11) 4121 5106 / 5150

E-mail: presidencia@senasa.gob.ar

 

[Vicepresident]: AGRONOMIC ENGINEER GUILLERMO LUIS ROSSI

Tel: (+54 11 ) 4121 5100 / 5101

E-mail: vicepresidencia@senasa.gob.ar

 

[International Relations Coordinator]: MARÍA INÉS VICA                                

Tel: 054 11-4121-5353/5288

E-mail: relint@senasa.gob.ar

 

 

 

Focal points

[International Relations Coordinato]: Valeria Ferré

Address: Av. Paseo Colón 367, 5to. Piso, Contrafrente - C1063ACD – Buenos Aires -Argentina

Tel: (+5411) 4121 – 5353 - Fax: (+5411) 4121 – 5360

Email: relint@senasa.gov.ar.