Ukraine imposed restrictions on the import of poultry from Austria and two regions of Germany

Украина ввела ограничения на ввоз птицы из Австрии и еще двух регионов Германии

Ukraine restricted the import of poultry products and raw materials from it in Austria and some regions of Germany. About it reports a press-service of the State service on safety of foodstuffs and consumer protection.

“In connection with the advent of the official information world organisation for animal health (OIE) on registration of cases of highly pathogenic bird flu on the territory of the Republic of Austria prohibited the import to Ukraine from the country of poultry, products and raw materials (except for products and raw materials that have been processed by a method that ensures the destruction of pathogens of these diseases),” – said in the message.

It is added that in case of receipt of additional information from the competent authority of Austria, a decision may be revised taking into account the principle of “regionalization”.

It is also reported that earlier bird flu was recorded in the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany. “In addition to the previous decision to limit the import to Ukraine of poultry, products and raw materials (except for products and raw materials that have been processed by a method that ensures the destruction of pathogens of the diseases) of the land Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the state foods and consumer service imposed similar restrictions in Saxony-Anhalt and lower Saxony, the Federal Republic of Germany”, – summarized in the message.

Recall, November 21 due to bird flu Ukraine has restricted the import of poultry products and raw materials from it from the regions: Vidin (Republic of Bulgaria), the land Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (Federal Republic of Germany) and territories made békés, bács-Kiskun And Csongrád County (Republic of Hungary).

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