- - news, features and articles for the meat processing industry


Russia Blocks on Poultry Meat on Way to Kyrgyzstan

18 September 2014

KYRGYZSTAN - The Federal Agency for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of RF (Rosselkhoznadzor) has barred a large batch of poultry meat coming through the Russian Federation, on the way to Kyrgyzstan from USA.

According to the agency, poor sanitary condition of containers, violation of integrity of the packs of the goods were found on inspection. 

Some of the goods were also found to have defrosted.

According to the ageny's statement: "The poultry meat was produced in the United States, imported into Russia from Lithuania in transit to Kyrgyzstan. Rosselkhoznadzor found out, that veterinary certificates of the United States lack information on epizootic welfare of production, safety and eatability.

"In addition, the production date, indicated on the label, did not match the information on the veterinary certificates."

TheMeatSite News Desk

Our Sponsors


Seasonal Picks

Meat Cuts and Muscle Foods - 2nd Edition