Mozambique slaps ban on South African meat imports

Published on
13.01.2019 at 12h21
APA News

Mozambique has slapped a blanket ban on imports of animals and animal products from neighboring South Africa due to the outbreak of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the Limpopo province, APA can report on Sunday.Thus Mozambique has joined Botswana and the Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly Swaziland who have suspended meat imports from South Africa while Zimbabwe is in the process of setting up a ban due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease.

According to Mozambique’s National Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Safety (MASA), the measure aims to avoid the risk of infection of animals and animal products…

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