As from Saturday, August 25, all EU countries are allowed again to import
meat, dairy and livestock from Great Britain.
The European Commission decided to lift the import ban as the Foot-and-Mouth
virus does not seem to spread any further.
The import ban only remains in
place for a small zone around the two farms in the county of Surrey, where the
disease brok out in the beginning of this
Earlier this week, the British government
lifted most of the transport restrictions. As from today, British livestock can
be brought to abattoirs again. The disease outbreak remained confined to the two
farms in Surrey.
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