The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has lifted the moratorium on inspections of pig farms due to the outbreak of African swine fever, said on the first day of the week the Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Alex Pavlenko.
first appeared information that the Rosselkhoznadzor considers the possibility of a ban on the import of Ukrainian pork to the Russian Federation due to the spread in the border areas of the virus of African swine fever.
"Since the crack of dawn was the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Commission. The fact is that legally you can do the test but it was necessary to give additional instructions that check possible. Today, the proper instruction is given, " - said Pavlenko. According to him, today nurses can legally access to businesses for audits.
Experts of the State veterinary and phytosanitary service of Ukraine on July 29 said it has detected another outbreak of African swine fever virus - the agricultural complex "Kalita" in Brovary district of Kyiv region. More than 60 thousand pigs are subject to euthanasia.
African swine fever, African fever, the East African plague, the disease Montgomery) is a highly contagious viral disease of pigs. First registered in 1903 in South Africa. Refers to the list A (highly dangerous) according to international classification of infectious animal diseases. Danger to humans is not.