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  • 20 Apr 2021, 10:47

The Russian veterinary and phytosanitary regulator Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the supply of poultry and eggs from India since February 5 due to the worsening situation with avian influenza in the country, the regulator said on Friday.Russia bans supply of poultry, eggs from India due to avian influenza

"Due to the deterioration of the epizootic situation in India by infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses, from February 5, 2021, temporary restrictions are imposed on the export of the following products from India to the Russian Federation: live poultry and hatching eggs, poultry meat and all types of poultry products that have not been subject to heated processing (at least 70 degrees), with the exception of goods subject to processing that ensures the destruction of avian influenza viruses," the watchdog said.

The regulator also banned to import the following products from India: finished poultry products or products containing poultry processing, feed and feed additives for poultry (with the exception of feed additives of plant origin, chemical and microbiological synthesis), as well as used equipment for keeping, slaughtering and butchering birds.

In addition, temporary restrictions are introduced on the transit of live birds from India through the territory of the Russian Federation.