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Russia Accuses Lithuania of Risking Spread of African Swine Fever

05 January 2015
National Pig Association - The voice of the UK pig industry

RUSSIA - Russia's state veterinary watchdog has accused Lithuania of risking the spread of African swine fever by trying to supply pork to the Russian market by falsifying documents.

It says there were four cases of pork being illegally imported into Russia from Lithuania last month in the back of vans.

In each case, the meat was sent back or seized.

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