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India's Govt Extends Ban on Imports

by 5m Editor
1 April 2010, at 3:34p.m.

INDIA - The Indian government has extended a ban on imports of livestock products due to avian influenza, according to a GAIN report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

On 18 March 2010, the Government of India (GOI) extended the import prohibition on specified live animals and livestock products from countries reporting outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI), for another six months.

Despite exemptions listed in the notification for processed poultry meat, raw and processed swine meat products, processed pet food, and processed feathers, the import of these products remain restricted from entry due to other import regulations.

Further Reading

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