June 2, 2008
Russia removes ban on Canadian pork imports
Russia has lifted its ban on pork imports from Canada starting on Monday, June 2, 2008.
Russia's veterinary regulator Rosselkhoznadzor had imposed the ban on late March 2008.
Russia will randomly test Canadian pork imports for presence of banned or harmful substances and medicines, according to Rosselkhoznadzor spokesman Alexei Alekseyenko on Friday (May 30, 2008).