Russia names banned US chicken plants

01-09-2008 | |

Reports state that Russia’s animal and plant health regulatory agency Rosselkhoznadzor announced that as of today, Russia will begin its ban of imports from 19 US poultry plants.

It has been reported that the ban applies to the following plants:
– Butterball, LLC in Carthage, Mo.
– Case Farms of North Carolina in Dudley, N.C.
– Choctaw Maid Farms in Forest, Miss.
– Farbest Foods in Huntingburg, Ind.
– House of Raeford Farms in Raeford, N.C.
– Jennie-O Turkey Store in Barron, Wis.
– Mountainaire Farms in Selbyville, Del.
– Mountainaire Farms of Delaware in Millsboro, Del.
– New Oxford Foods in New Oxford, Pa.
– Peco Foods in Bay Springs, Miss.
– Peco Foods in Sebastopol, Miss.
– Peterson Farms in Decatur, Ark.
– Sanderson Farms in Hazlehurst, Miss.
– Sanderson Farms in Collins, Miss.
– Simmons Foods in Soutwest City, Mo.
– Simmons Foods in Siloam Springs, Ark.
– Tyson Foods in Carthage, Miss.
– Tyson Foods in Clarkesville, Ark.
– Wayne Farms in Laurel, Miss.
“Joint Russian-US inspections of US poultry processing plants at the end of July and the beginning of August showed a number of inspected plants do not fully observe the agreed standards,” said Rosselkhoznadzor. “The inspection showed that many plants have not taken steps to eliminate faults discovered by previous inspections.”