Belarus bans meat imports from the EU, UK, USA and Canada


The ban enters in force on January 1st and it will be applied for a period of 6 months.

Posted on Dec 30 ,09:58

Belarus bans meat imports from the EU, UK, USA and Canada

As of January 1, Belarus will ban the import of food products originating in the European Union, the United States, Canada, Norway, Albania, Iceland, North Macedonia, Great Britain, Ireland, Montenegro and Switzerland for a period of six months.

The measure is the result of the reaction to the sanctions imposed by the European Union and other countries. According to the decree of the Council of Ministers of Belarus of December 7, among the products that are prohibited from being imported into Belarus are:

live pigs
beef, fresh or chilled
beef, frozen
fresh, chilled, or frozen pork
Edible offal of cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, mules or horses fresh, chilled or frozen
meat and edible offal of poultry
fresh, chilled, or frozen meat and poultry offal
pork fat, separated from lean meat and poultry fat
poultry fat
salted, brined, dried, or smoked meat
meat meal or offal
pork fat and poultry
beef, sheep or goat fat
lard-stearin and other animal oils
sausages and similar products.

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