AI Import Ban of Livestock Products Extended

AI Import Ban of Livestock Products Extended INDIA - The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries (DADF) in India, last month issued a Gazette notification extending its ongoing ban on imports of specified live animals and livestock products from all countries reporting Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI), for an unspecified period.
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According to the USDA Foreigh Agricultural Service, this extension was effective with an immediate effect from the date of publication of this notification (19 July 2011).

Despite the exemptions listed in the notifications for unprocessed poultry meat and meat products, live pigs and birds, unprocessed semen of domestic and wild birds including poultry, the FAS said the imports of these products remain restricted from entry due to other import regulations.

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