Russia bans import of pigs and pork products from BulgariaChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 16, 2019
The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor has introduced a ban on the delivery of live pigs and pork from Bulgaria and Slovakia to Russia.
Russia The measures are taken due to the African swine fever
Topics: Russia Bulgaria pig pork
The restrictions are temporary but have been in force since 9 August
Delivery restrictions do not affect some products that have undergone processing by a technology that guarantees the destruction of ASF virus, BTA reports.
The Rosselkhoznadzor also imposed temporary restrictions on the transit of pigs from both countries to Russia. ■