Russian bans exports from 19 Brazillian companies
Veterinary authorities in Russia have placed a ban on
the export of poultry products from 19 Brazilian poultry
According to officials from the safety authority Rosselkhoznador, it was
discovered that poultry had repeatedly been frozen, then defrosted, and then
refrozen again at Santos and Itajai ports.
It has been reported that despite continual warnings from Rosselkhosnador,
the food safety breaches continued. Consequently, Russian authorities said they
had no alternative but to ban the exports from certain suppliers.
Before exports ar eresumed, Rosselkhoznador has urged Brazilian authorities
to prove they have safety measures in place.
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