Belarus restricts the import of pork from the Vladimir region of Russia due to ASF



According to the World Organization for Animal Health, cases of African swine fever in susceptible animal species have been reported in the Vladimir region. In this regard, from January 22, temporary restrictions are introduced on the import into Belarus from this Russian region of live pigs, zoo and circus animals of susceptible species, pork (including wild boar meat) and other edible pig-breeding raw materials, as well as products of their processing, leather , horned and intestinal raw materials, bristles, hunting trophies obtained from animals of susceptible species, and other products.

The department informs about the need to take additional measures for biological protection of pig breeding complexes of all forms of ownership.

African swine fever (Montgomery disease) is a viral disease of domestic and wild pigs. There is no vaccine for it. Almost all of the sick animals die. ASF is safe for humans.

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