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Russian Federation | 25 November 2015
Russia banning poultry imports from Turkish supplier as of Dec. 1

Russia's Federal Veterinary and Phyto-Sanitary Oversight Service (Rosselkhoznadzor) is banning imports of poultry meat from a Turkish supplier effective December 1. The watchdog said the ban is bei...


Russian Federation | 10 June 2015
Russia halts transit of US poultry - food safety watchdog

Russia is stopping the movement of US poultry through the country from June 10, in an effort to halt re-importation. There have been 157 cases of bird flu in 17 states, which has resulted in the slaug...


Russian Federation | 27 May 2015
Russia bans importation of live birds, incubated eggs from U.S

Russian agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the importation of live birds and incubated eggs from the U.S. over concerns about avian flu effective from May 26. At present the world is...


Russian Federation | 24 April 2015
Russia's impending food shortage

On Aug. 7, 2014, Moscow imposed a one-year ban on a range of food products from the European Union, United States, Canada, Norway and Australia. The import ban came after Western governments imposed a...


Russian Federation | 11 March 2015
EU beef, pork, poultry exports to rise despite Russia curbs

European Union meat exports are poised to rise - with poultry shipments to hit record highs - despite the dent to demand, particularly to pork volumes, from Russia's ban on imports from the bloc. E...


Russian Federation | 9 March 2015
Russia's poultry industry hurting, despite import curbs

Russia's ban on ag imports from Western countries has done little to dent the European Union poultry industry, but failed to prevent its own chicken producers facing the threat of bankruptcies and con...


Russian Federation | 2 March 2015
Russia may allow agro imports if west invests in processing facilities

Russia could potentially allow imports of agricultural raw materials if western countries agree to invest in processing facilities on the Russian territory, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said when r...


Russian Federation | 23 February 2015
Russia's poultry plans

Visitors to a Russian farming exhibition were told the country will be self-sufficient in poultry meat by the end of 2015. AgroFarm in Moscow attracted farmers from 70 different regions and was hel...


Russian Federation | 19 February 2015
Sanctions biting into Russian quest for more meat

Ukraine’s conflict over the past year has undermined Russia’s quest to wean itself from foreign meat. The annexation of Crimea and Russia’s support of rebels in eastern Ukraine led to economic sanc...