EC withholds support for Estonian funding proposal to combat swine flu

  • 2015-10-21
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The European Commission does not support Estonia’s proposal to increase to 100 or 85 percent co-funding of measures to combat African swine fever (ASF) and doubts the possibility of establishing a special pork trading zone comprising the Baltic States and Poland. “With respect to placingpig meat coming from the areas under restrictions for ASF on the EU market, a cautious approach is needed considering that the ASF virus can be transmitted via meat from infected animals,” the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, said i...
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