Russia may ban the import of poultry and eggs from Poland


The reason for the possible ban was avian influenza, recorded in Poland .

Russia may prohibit the importation from Poland of hatching eggs and live chickens because of bird flu, said the head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert.

"The possible ban on eggs and live chickens", he said.

As said in the Rosselkhoznadzor, in addition to hatching eggs and live poultry under a ban can also get feathers and all other kinds of poultry products, feeds and feed additives for birds. In addition, may be prohibited from import into Russia from Poland used equipment for keeping, slaughter and butchering of birds.

Earlier on Friday, the Rosselkhoznadzor said about the possible introduction of a temporary ban on the importation of poultry products from Poland due to bird flu. Assistant head of Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Alekseenko it was explained that poultry meat falls under the action of bradenburg, and the ban could be imposed on all categories related to poultry farming. In particular, under the ban can be feed, premixes, equipment, hatching eggs, he said. The question of the ban will be discussed on 12 December, said A. Alekseenko.

Now in Europe there is a rapid spread of avian influenza. Russia is pursuing a zoning of the territory affected by the disease countries. The hearth of highly pathogenic avian influenza were registered in Poland in the poultry population a few days ago.


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