Suspension of the Importation of Cloven-Hoofed Animals and Products from Brazil
Consequently, the importation of cloven-hoofed animals & products from all the States (Provinces) of Brazil has been suspended by the Senior Manager: Animal Health in terms of the Animal Diseases Act (Act 35 of 1984).
The situation will be re-evaluated as more information becomes available.
Products that have been treated according to Appendix 3.6.2 of the OIE: Inactivation Procedures for FMD are excluded from the ban.
En route consignments will be detained until further information is obtained from the Brazilian veterinary administration.
No new veterinary import permits will be issued for any of the affected products. All unused permits will be cancelled.
For further information contact:
Tel: 012 319 7312
Cell: 083 635 7346