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Russia Blocks Turkish Poultry

Russia Blocks Turkish PoultryRussia Blocks Turkish Poultry

Russian agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor banned poultry supplies by a Turkish company in connection with Listeria found in products, the government agency said on Wednesday, Tass reported. Restrictions are introduced against Standart Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi, the regulator said. Products of the above company shipped by December 1 will be subject to laboratory testing by safety indicators, Rosselkhoznadzor said. Sixteen Turkish companies have the right to supply poultry to Russia. Six of them are subjected to temporary restrictions and products of one more supplier are under stronger supervision.