Russia Bans Cattle, Hog Shipments From New Mexico County

Russia’s food safety watchdog imposed a temporary ban on imports of horses, cattle, sheep and hogs from Mora County, New Mexico, because of an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis, the service, known as Rosselkhoznadzor, said yesterday in an e-mailed statement.

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