Kazakhstan

Tyson enters into site agreement with Kazakhstan

Tyson enters into site agreement with Kazakhstan

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Fresh Meats has signed an agreement with the Republic of Kazakhstan and private holding company Kusto Group to construct a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan.

Livestock can be infected with anthrax if they breathe in or ingest spores in contaminated soil, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Anthrax-tainted meat linked to multiple deaths

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Two people have died and seven have been hospitalised after eating meat contaminated with anthrax in Kazakhstan, according to the country’s National Economy Ministry.

The transit ban includes poultry meat and products

Russia restricts transit of US poultry over bird flu fears

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor has banned transit of US poultry, including poultry meat and products, on its territory over concerns about bird flu, according to the head of the organisation Sergey Dankvert.

The official reason given for the ban is that meat has been infected with E.coli and salmonella

Kazakhstan and Russia in meat dispute

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Food businesses in Kazakhstan have called on the country’s authorities to restrict imports of meat, oil and dairy products from Russia, despite the fact that the step would contravene the rules of the Customs Union.

Kazakhstan is looking to become Russia's largest supplier of beef

Belarus and Kazakhstan to benefit from Russian meat embargo

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Belarus and Kazakhstan look set to increase their supplies of meat to Russia, as the recently implemented trade restrictions on imports have created a bigger demand and attractive prices, according to government officials and local market experts.

Kazakhstan has accused Russia and Belarus of dumping poor quality chicken on its market

Customs Union faces new meat trade dispute

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Kazakhstan might ban the import of Russian and Belarusian poultry to protect domestic producers from unfair competition, the country’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture Gulmira Isaeva has warned.

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