Pork imports to undergo testing for African swine fever

Czech importers of pork and pork products from states where African swine
fever has been confirmed will be held responsible for getting such imports
tested for the virus, the Czech State Veterinary Authority said on

Importers will have a duty to test all pork imports from Belgium, Bulgaria,
Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Poland and Romania. Belgium and Poland
are the third and fourth biggest importers of pork to the Czech Republic.

Failure to comply with the regulation will be punishable by a fine of up to
two million crowns.

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