Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis arrived in Bulgaria on Spetember 10. Together with Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture Dessislava Taneva, he will participate in a meeting of experts on African Swine Fever...

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Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis arrived in Bulgaria on Spetember 10. Together with Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture Dessislava Taneva, he will participate in a meeting of experts on African Swine Fever.

The Forum will gather information on outbreaks of the disease in Europe and will coordinate action to tackle the problem.

According to Andriukaitis, the situation with the African Swine Fever remains very serious in the country. The spread of the virus into Serbian territory is also an alarming sign. In order to eliminate the risks, the Commissioner insists that the strict measures to limit the infection in Bulgaria be continued.