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Letter notifying of the changes to the veterinary certificate for slaughter pigs dd. 17.04.2009 FS-NV-2/3424

Dear Mrs. Testory-Coggi,
The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance presents its compliments to the EU Commission Director General for Health and Consumer Protection and informs of the following:
Taking into account the improvement of the situation on erysipelas, the Rosselkhoznadzor considers it possible to make the following changes in the initialled on 11.08.2006 veterinary certificate for slaughter pigs imported to the Russian Federation from the European Union:

- to exclude point 4.4 about passive immunization against erysipelas;

- to include the following words in point 4.5: “Tests for the specified diseases may not be conducted, if an exporting country is free from the given diseases in accordance with the OIE Terrestrial Code”;

In view of the abovementioned the Rosselkhoznadzor forwards to you a new draft of the veterinary certificate for slaughter pigs imported to the Russian Federation from the European Union with the given changes.

For further details please click here.

Jul 16, 2009

Categorys: Normative documents , Import. Export. Transit