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  • 18 Aug 2020, 11:10

Since August 12, the Rosselkhoznadzor has introduced a ban on the import of poultry products from Australia due to the spread of bird flu in the country.

"In connection with the deterioration of the epizootic situation in Australia for infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses, temporary restrictions are imposed on the import of the following products to the Russian Federation from Australia," said a statement published on the agency's website.

Import of live poultry and hatching eggs, poultry meat and all types of poultry products that have not undergone heat treatment, except for goods that have undergone processing that ensures the destruction of avian influenza viruses, is baned. The ban applies to finished poultry products or those containing poultry processing products, as well as feed and feed additives for poultry. The restriction also applies to the supply of used equipment for keeping, slaughtering and cutting birds and the transit of live birds from Australia through Russia.