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Russia Bans Beef By-products from Australia

17 January 2014

RUSSIA - Russia is to impose a temporary ban on the import of beef by-products into the country from Australia.

The ban follows the discovery of traces of the banned hormone trenbolone acetate in some chilled beef and by-products that had been imported from Australia.

The growth stimulant is banned in Russia and other countries in the Customs Union.

The temporary restictions on the supply of beef by-products will start on 27 January.

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