Russia imposes a temporary ban on the export of live poultry and poultry meat products to Russia in some European countries and regions
By: Date: 2021-03-06 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
Food Partner Network News The Russian Federal Veterinary Plant Service reported on March 4:As the situation of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Europe continues to deteriorate, since March 2021, the Russian Federal Veterinary Plant The export of live poultry and poultry meat products to Russia in national-level regions is subject to a temporary ban.

According to the official website, since March 3, the Russian Federal Bureau of Veterinary Plants has imposed a temporary ban on the export of live poultry and poultry products from three regions of the Czech Republic to Russia. The same ban has been implemented.

According to the relevant provisions of the OIE”Terrestrial Animal Health Law”, Russia has temporarily banned the import of live poultry, hatching eggs, poultry meat and their products (except for poultry products that have taken measures to kill the virus), poultry feed and feed additives from the above-mentioned regions (Plant-derived feed and feed additives, except chemical and microbial compound feed).

In addition, the transshipment of live poultry from the above areas through Russia has also been restricted.

It is reported that since August 2020, the EU’s highly pathogenic avian influenza situation has continued to be in a state of tension, and the current situation is still deteriorating. During the period from January 1 to February 18, 2021, there were 430 bird flu outbreaks in the EU, including 150 wild poultry outbreaks.