Trading of meat is banned due to the ASF in Kherson

Submitted by bashun on Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:47

In Kherson, because of the outbreak of the African swine fever, it was decided to ban the trade of meat and meat products in the market towns of Khersonskyi komunalnyi rynok CE and the Komunalnyi rynok cooperative. This is reported by

According to the data, 2 cases of African swine fever have been officially recorded in the city of Kherson, in the village of Komyshany and in the micro district of Yantarnyi  in the Dniprovskyi district of Kherson.

"We were supposed to remove quarantine on the 10th day in the village of Komyshany, but it will be prolonged because of the outbreak, according to which we will now draw up the documents. Here, in the protection zone, 2.5 km from the center of the ASF, a farm was found where pigs to be seized were bred. The owner refused to kill the pigs. He said that he would save his livestock, wrote us a letter that he refused to comply with the requirements of the legislation and three weeks later a massive death of pigs has begun. All 120 pigs died within 4 days," - said Maryna Malakhova, head of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection in Kherson.


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