Russia puts temporary ban on US poultry and eggs

Russia puts temporary ban on US poultry and eggs

Russia has put a temporary ban on poultry and eggs due to a complicated epizootic situation in the United States, according to Yulia Trofimova, spokeswoman of Rosselkhoznadzor, TASS reports.


Imports of US poultry had earlier been limited due to reports of bird flu. 157 outbreaks of H5N1, H5N2 and H5N8 have been registered in 17 states, resulting in 33.3 million birds dead.

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