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Ukranian poultry producer MHP among those affected by Russian sanctions

  • 12 Nov 08:53

Ukranian poultry producer MHP among those affected by Russian sanctions Russia imposed financial sanctions on Ukraine's political elite on Thursday, freezing the Russian assets of hundreds of politicians and officials along with dozens of businesses owned by Ukrainian businessmen/ The sanctions were set out in a decree signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and were described as counter-sanctions drawn up in response to similar Ukrainian measures against Russian citizens and companies. The decree said 322 individuals and 68 businesses were targeted, including President Petro Poroshenko's son Olexiy, presidential contender Yulia Tymoshenko, the head of Ukraine's SBU security service Vasil Hrytsak, interior minister. Read more...

Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe

  • 10 Oct 08:41

Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe Meat producer Cherkizovo said on Thursday it had found no evidence of safety violations at one of its units which Russia's agricultural regulator said was unsafe and should be temporarily shut down. Rosselkhoznadzor said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against Cherkizovo after findingSalmonellaand listeria bacteria in the affected unit's poultry products. It said it had asked a court to halt production at the site for up to 90 days and to stop sales of the unit's products. But Cherkizovo said on Thursday that its own specialists had found no violations of safety standards when they carried out an inspection on Wednesday. "According to the. Read more...

Brazilian poultry company BRF SA fraud exposed

  • 7 Mar 13:10

Brazilian poultry company BRF SA fraud exposed The turmoil at Brazilian poultry giant BRF SA intensified after it became the target of a new phase of the food-safety probe that threw the country’s meat industry into disarray last year, Bloomberg reports. Emails between the company's employees reveal the fraud, which has led to a temporary arrest warrant being issued for the Former CEO Pedro Faria. Bloomberg reports that five labratories accredited with the Agriculture Ministry and an unnamed company falsified results from meat samples, which has led to 11 temporary arrest orders, 53 search orders and 27 orders to bring people in for questioning. The "Weak Flesh" probe, so named by the. Read more...

Russia actively increasing the export of poultry meat

  • 20 Feb 10:10

Russia actively increasing the export of poultry meat The Russian poultry industry has been developing rapidly during the last several years, leading to a significant increase in its poultry meat production and satisfaction of the country's domestic needs for this product. The volume of production of poultry meat in Russia amounted to 4,087.4 thousand tons in slaughter weight (5,561.1 thousand tons in live weight) for the period of January to November 2017. Industrial production increased by 8.0percent as compared to the same period last year. The volume of poultry meat imports increased by 7.8 percent compared to the same period in 2016 and amounted to 92.6 thousand tons for the period from January to November. Read more...

Azerbaijan Decided Not to Ban Poultry Meat Imports from Russia

  • 10 Jan 10:35

Azerbaijan Decided Not to Ban Poultry Meat Imports from Russia Azerbaijan does not import poultry meat and its products from the Kostroma region of Russia, where bird flu was detected, so there is no need to impose a ban on the imports of these products, said Yolchu Khanvali, head of the press service of the State Veterinary Control Service under the Agriculture Ministry of Azerbaijan. He toldTrend News AgencythatAzerbaijan imports poultry meat and its products from Turkey, Brazil and Ukraine, and eggs from Ukraine and Turkey. Azerbaijan imposed a temporary ban on the import of poultry meat and its products after bird flu was detected in March-April last year in Moscow and the surrounding areas. On 5 January 2018, Belarus imposed a. Read more...

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella

  • 19 Dec 09:16

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella Armenia’s State Food Safety Service has banned today the sale of several brands of chicken meat, which were found out to be infected with salmonella. According toARKA News Agency, the names of companies that supplied the dangerous chicken meat were announced by the head of the State Food Safety Service Ishkhan Karapetyan. They are the frozen chicken wings "Frangosul" and SEARA, produced in Brazil; frozen chicken breasts "Premium" produced in Russia; frozen chicken breasts "Qualiko" produced in Ukraine; frozen broiler chicken "Mirotorg" produced in Russia. Apart from banning their sale, the State Food Safety Service. Read more...

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella

  • 15 Dec 09:10

Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella Armenia’s State Food Safety Service has banned today the sale of several brands of chicken meat, which were found out to be infected with salmonella. According toARKA News Agency, the names of companies that supplied the dangerous chicken meat were announced by the head of the State Food Safety Service Ishkhan Karapetyan. They are the frozen chicken wings "Frangosul" and SEARA, produced in Brazil; frozen chicken breasts "Premium" produced in Russia; frozen chicken breasts "Qualiko" produced in Ukraine; frozen broiler chicken "Mirotorg" produced in Russia. Apart from banning their sale, the State Food Safety Service. Read more...

Russia Restricts Imports of Chicken Meat from Bulgaria

  • 8 Nov 11:05

Russia Restricts Imports of Chicken Meat from Bulgaria Russian Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control (ROS) has introduced temporary restrictions on imports of chicken meat from Bulgaria, RIA Novosti reported. A message on the website of the Office states that the reason for the restrictions is the cases of avian influenza on the territory of Bulgaria, according toNovinite.com. The measures concern imports of poultrymeat and products containing chicken. In addition, food and feed additives for poultry, with the exception of those of plant origin or resulting from chemical and microbiological synthesis,. Read more...

Armenia Stops Ban on Polish, German Chicken Imports

  • 7 Nov 10:18

Armenia Stops Ban on Polish, German Chicken Imports Armenia's State Food Safety Agency has lifted the ban from import of chicken from Poland and Germany, the agency's press office reported on Wednesday. The decision to lift the ban has been prompted by the official information of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), which stated that 'high-virulence bird flu' poses no threat to these countries. ARKA News Agencyreports that import of all types of meat as well as feathers, eggs etc, is no longer prohibited. The ban was imposed. Read more...

Russia May Soon Start Exporting Beef, Poultry to Saudi Arabia

  • 3 Nov 10:45

Russia May Soon Start Exporting Beef, Poultry to Saudi Arabia Russia might begin supplying beef, goat and sheep meat, as well as poultry and their by-products to Saudi Arabia in the near future, Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) said in a statement Wednesday. "The imports can begin immediately after the inclusion of Russian companies into the list of enterprises approved to export [their products] to Saudi Arabia. This technical work will be completed by the SFDA within a few days," the statement read. According toSputnik, the statement comes following a meeting between representatives of Rosselkhoznadzor and the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA). Russia. Read more...