November 14, 2022


Azerbaijan bans poultry imports from Sweden and Hungary


The Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency said it has implemented a temporary ban on poultry imports from Sweden and Hungary, Azernews reported.


The ban was implemented following the discovery of Newcastle disease in the Ostergotland province of Sweden and highly pathogenic bird flu - was in Bacs-Kiskun county in Hungary,


The temporary ban covers the import of live poultry and hatching eggs, poultry meat, finished poultry meat products, all varieties of poultry products containing poultry processing products (aside from items that have undergone heat treatment to ensure the destruction of the avian influenza virus), feed and feed additives for poultry (aside from feed and feed additives for ruminants), and hatching eggs has been imposed on the aforementioned territories.


The State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan received a request to take action in order to tighten control over vehicles coming into the country or passing through it from the neighbouring Swedish province of Stergotland and the Hungarian county of Bacs-Kiskun.


-      AzerNews

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