Ukraine closed the frontier for meat suppliers from Europe.

  • Ukraine closed the frontier for meat suppliers from Europe.03.06.2010

    Owing to the detection in this meat of hazardous for human health infections it was banned to import to the country the products from Belgium, Poland and Germany. Ukraine introduced a temporary ban on the import of meat material, produced by a number of European companies. The reason for taking these measures was the availability in their products of hazardous for human health infections. This information was announced by the State committee for veterinary medicine. During laboratory research it was found out that the animal materials — frozen chicken meat of mechanical boning with the weight of 19 thousand kg and 20,2 thousand kg, as well as in the frozen swine tanks — 8,4 thousand kg, supplied by German, Belgian and Polish companies, contained the bacteria of colon bacilli, mesophilic aerobic and optionally anaerobic microorganisms that exceeded the acceptable rates. In particular, the issue was in the ban of importing meat materials for companies «Kipco — Damaco» (Belgium), «Zaklady Miesne Konskowola» (Poland), «Trinity Gmb» (Germany).

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