The Rosselkhoznadzor found the virus of African swine fever in the area made sausages
In sausages “Home”, produced in a colony-settlement № 1 Leningrad region, found the virus of African swine fever (ASF). This was reported on the website of the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Tver and Pskov regions on Tuesday, August 8.
“Currently adopted comprehensive measures to prevent the introduction of the causative agent of ASF in the territory of the Tver region and distribution for the territory of the Pskov region”, — noted in the text. In particular, we are talking about strengthening of control over movement of pigs and products of pig farms.
The result of a study conducted by interregional veterinary laboratory confirmed the Federal research centre of Virology and Microbiology.
2 August, the Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the import of live pigs and pork products from Romania over an outbreak of ASF. Under embargo were also raw hides and all kinds of feed for these animals.