OTTAWA (Reuters) - China's customs agency plans to increase inspections of Canadian meat and meat product imports, the Canadian agriculture ministry said in a notice to industry seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
The ministry said it had been informed that the Chinese agency would open all containers of Canadian meat and meat products and in some cases 100% of the contents will be inspected. Chinese officials said the move was linked to the risk of African swine fever and anti-smuggling measures, the ministry said.
(Reporting by Kelsey Johnson, writing by David Ljunggren; Editing by David Gregorio)
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Updated Date: Jun 05, 2019 01:08:30 IST