Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Russia
Commodity Group
Milk and dairy products
Commodity
Dairy products
Date
01/08/2015
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import ban lifted
Description
Lifted its ban on imports of some dairy products from 29 dairy plants in New Zealand. The ban – imposed in 2013 when New Zealand’s main dairy exporter, Fonterra, mistakenly detected a botulism-causing toxin in one of its products – originally included approximately 60 dairy plants. Products authorized for importation include anhydrous milk fat. whey and whey concentrates, while some other dairy products produced by the plants remain subject to the ban. Butter was not included in the ban.