In the livestock of one of the largest Kaliningrad pig complexes, JSC Pravdynskoe Pig Production, the ASF virus was recorded. This was reported by sources in the industry and confirmed by the head of the press service of the regional government Dmytriy Lyskov, pigua.info reported.
During the period of 2017-2018 the countries of Europe noted the expansion of dysfunctional territories due to the ASF and the increase in the number of affected animals. This is reported by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, pigua.info reported.
Restrictions will affect live pigs and their genetic material, pork and raw pork meat products and by-products, finished products from pork or which contain pork in its composition, segodnya.ua reported.
African swine fever continues to spread among the Russia. During the last week, outbreaks were recorded in the Kalininhrad, Cheliabinsk and Tiumen regions, where previously the disease was not registered.
In Russia, almost 1 million pigs were terminated due to ASF for the period of 10 years. The virus caused direct damage to the industry at 5 billion rubles, indirect damage is estimated at tens of billions of rubles.
Russia has strengthened the food embargo for Ukraine. In addition to Ukraine, the new counter measures of Russian authorities in the field of agriculture also concern the US, the EU, Canada and a number of other countries.