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Details on Animal Product Import from Texas due to H1N1 Situation

Due to incoming requests on import of meat and meat products, particularly beef and beef products from Texas into the Russian Federation, the Rosselkhoznadzor gives explanations in addition to Letters No. FS-NV-2/5797 dd. 15.06.2009 and No. FS-NV-2/6634 dd. 03.07.2009 concerning lifting of temporary restrictions on import of animals, meat and meat products from the USA into the Russian Federation by reason of stabilization of epizootic/epidemic situation connected with the new influenza H1N1 virus.

Due to transfer of Texas from risk group 1 to group 2 on 12.06.2009 (Letter No. FS-NV-2/5797 dd. 15.06.2009) the Rosselkhoznadzor approved import of meat of all animals species, produced before 21.04.2009 and after 12.06.2009 from this state into the Russian Federation, excluding pork and pork products as well as live pigs.

After transfer of Texas from risk group 2 to group 3 (Letter No. FS-NV-2/6634) the Rosselkhoznadzor additionally approved import of pork and pork products, produced before 21.04.2009 and after 03.07.2009 as well as live pigs from this state into the Russian Federation.

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Sep 21, 2009

Categorys: A/H1N1/California/04/2009 , Veterinary , Import. Export. Transit