Russia bans meat imports from the USA and Germany

Russia banned, from 4 February 2013, imports of frozen meat from the United States and Germany.

Regarding U.S. meat Russia has introduced restrictions because the United States had not submitted information on the use of ractopamine by farmers despite repeated requests from the Russian authorities.

The prohibition supplies frozen meat of poultry, beef and pork in Germany is due to the spread of the virus Schmallenberg in this country and inefficient guarantees of the German veterinarian service .

La voix de la Russie