Belarus bans pork imports from Bulgaria and two Chinese regions

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Belarus has imposed temporary restrictions on the imports of pork from Bulgaria and two regions in China due African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks.

Posted on Jan 29 ,08:46

Belarus bans pork imports from Bulgaria and two Chinese regions

The Department of Veterinary and Food Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food has informed in the Silistra and Dobrich regions of Bulgaria, the Ningxia-Hui Autonomous Region and the Gansu Province of the People's Republic of China there have been reported several swine flu cases.

The authorities have imposed a ban on imports of live pigs, zoo and circus animals of susceptible species, pork (including wild boar meat) and other edible pig raw materials, as well as their processed products, tannery, rogooped and intestinal raw materials, bristles , hunting trophies obtained from animals of susceptible species, other products.

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