One More US Plant Approved for Exports to Russia

RUSSIA - Russia has lifted the trade ban on poultry meat imports from another US company today, bringing the total number to 71.
calendar icon 19 August 2010
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RIA Novosti reports that the company is owned by poultry producer Sanderson Farms, the Russian agricultural watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, said in a statement.

Russia will retain the ban on a remaining 16 companies that do not meet the country's sanitation requirements.

Russia banned imports of US chlorine-treated poultry as of 1 January this year, citing new safety requirements. US poultry has traditionally accounted for almost 80 per cent of Russia's total poultry imports.

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