Armenia has banned pork from Russia due to African swine fever
Armenia has imposed a temporary ban on pork imports from several regions of Russia, to prevent infiltration into its territory of African swine fever.
This was reported on the website of the State service for food safety of the Ministry of agriculture of the country.
From August 28, in addition to pork, suspended the import of live pigs, their genetic material, wild pigs, finished products containing pork, rogakopita, leather and raw intestines, food additives and trophies.
Also the ban applies to poultry, eggs, down, feathers and feed. This decision is connected with the danger of the spread of avian flu.