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Coronavirus Ban on importation of live animals and products of animal origin from China

Date: February 04, 2020
Domain:Health; Consumer Protection
Persona: Business; Citizen; Government; Non-Citizen
 

GIS - 04 February, 2020: A temporary ban on the importation of live animals, live fish and products of animal origin from China is being imposed, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. As from 3 February 2020, the importation of the following products has been banned: 
·         Live animals and fish
·         Chilled, frozen and dried seafood including fish products such as fish and oyster sauce
·         Chilled, frozen and dried meat
·         Wool
·         Animal hair/bristles
·         Animal feed including fish feed
The temporary ban has been imposed by the ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security and the ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping until further notice.
Government Information Service, Prime Minister’s Office, Level 6, New Government Centre, Port Louis, Mauritius. Email: gis@govmu.org  Website: http://gis.govmu.org  Mobile App: Search Gov
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