Russia bans poultry imports from California for 90 days over bird flu

Russia has banned poultry imports from California for 90 days due to the outbreak of bird flu in the state.

Russia has banned poultry imports from California for 90 days due to the outbreak of bird flu in the state.

"Restrictions were imposed after the American veterinary service informed us about the outbreak of the virus, this is normal international practice," Alexei Alexeyenko, spokesman for agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor, told Interfax.

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