Saudi Arabia has allowed the import of poultry from Ukraine

Саудовская Аравия разрешила импорт птицы из Украины

The reason was a report about the absence in Ukraine of highly pathogenic flu of a bird.

Saudi Arabia canceled a temporary ban on the import of Ukrainian poultry products to the country. According to the State service of Ukraine on safety of foodstuffs and consumer protection Thursday, July 6.

“The state service of Ukraine on issues of food safety and consumer protection received a message from the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Ukraine the lifting of the temporary ban in the import of certain products in KSA”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that Saudi organization food and drug administration took the decision to cancel the ban on the import of poultry meat, eggs, poultry products and derived products from Ukraine.

The basis for this decision was the report sent to the OIE (OIE) may 14, 2017, about the absence in Ukraine of highly pathogenic flu of a bird.

Earlier, Qatar lifted the ban on the import of poultry products from Ukraine, which was applied in mid-March due to the outbreak of bird flu in some areas of the country.

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