Belarus Bans Pork Imports from Russia

by 5m Editor
11 November 2009, at 9:22am

BELARUS - Belarus has imposed temporary restrictions on the pork import from Russia, Darya Kozlovskaya, spokeswoman for the Agriculture and Food Ministry, told BelTA news agency.

“The Central Veterinary Department, the State Veterinary and State Food Inspectorates of the Agriculture and Food Ministry of Belarus have imposed temporary restrictions on the import of pork and products of its processing from the Russian Federation due to an exacerbating epizootic situation with the African swine fever reported there,” the spokeswoman informed.