August 5, 2014

Russia threatens ban on US poultry

US poultry exports to Russia may be the latest casualty in a political feud between the United States and Russia. Tensions have been high between the two countries because of the conflict in Ukraine and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last month.  Russia’s list of restrictions on agricultural trade has grown to include grains, beef, fruit and California pistachios, according to news reports. The trade restrictions are in retaliation for sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union.  Read More

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