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Ukraine bans Polish pork imports

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John Beauchamp 28.07.2014 11:56
Ukrainian authorities have slapped a ban on Polish pork imports after African Swine Fever was found in a domestic pig herd for the first time last week.

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All pork and pork derivatives are subject to the ban, Ukrainian sanitary inspectors announced, Monday.

The move comes merely a month after Kiev allowed Polish pork products to be imported to the country.

Last week, Polish veterinary inspectors found ASF in a domestic herd of pigs in the north-east of the country, the first time the disease had been reported since a number of wild boar were found to have the virus earlier this year.

Some 200 pigs are to be culled as a result of the discovery. (jb)

Source: PAP

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