|July 28, 2004, as reported
by just-food.com: An outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Finland
and Sweden has prompted Russian officials to ban poultry originating
from the affected areas.
The country’s agriculture ministry announced a temporary
halt on imports of live birds, hatching eggs, poultry meat and all
poultry products that have not been heat-treated from Ostergotland,
Sweden and Western Finland, reported Reuters.
Russia said it will also maintain its restrictions on poultry imports
from Sweden’s Dalarna region which have been in place since