USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service has issued a GAIN Report that contains an English translation of the draft Technical Regulations of the Customs Union on the “safety of poultry and products of its processing” that Russia notified the World Trade Organization on December 9, 2014.

The technical regulation was developed in accordance with the Agreement on Common Principles and Rules of Technical regulation in the Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kazakhstan, and the Russian Federation.

The 60-day public comment period ends on February 5.  Interested U.S. parties are encouraged to share their comments and concerns with the National Institute of Standards and Technology at

The full report is available here.