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EU, Norway Ban on Bivalve Mollusks Imports from Peru to Continue

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EU and NORWAY - The EU and Norway will continue to ban imports of bivalve mollusks from Peru following the detection of Hepatitis A.

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The ban on imports of the products has now been extended to 30 November 2013.

The EU's import restrictions can be seen in Decision 2012_729_EU .

Hepatitis A virus can pose a serious health risk to the public health and therefore should not be consumed.