ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2009In June 2009, the government of Russia announced a change in trade-relevant health safety standards.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Measure listed as verified, see Annex I, WTO monitoring report 26 March 2009.
On 3 June 2009 Russia imposed an import ban on pork supplied from several US facilities on sanitary and phytosantiary grounds. Reference was made at the time to the H1N1 virus, the so-called swine flu. This ban was lifted on 4 July 2009.