Hungary And UK Declared SVC-Free

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
7 January 2011, at 12:00am

HUNGARY & UK - The European Commission has declared these two countries clear of spring viraemia in carp (SVC).

Following presentation of evidence by Hungary and UK that their territories are free of the fish disease spring viraemia of carp (SVC), the European Commission passed a decision declaring these countries free of the disease. This allows these countries to restrict imports of carp from zones in which the disease remains endemic.

Details are published in Official Journal of the European Union, L: 322/47, Amending Annexes I and II to Decision 2010/221/EU as regards approved national measures by Hungary and the United Kingdom for spring viraemia of carp [click here].