On 18th November the GNR in Ponta Delgada, Azores, seized 10,000 bees in the context of supervisory action regarding the importing of live animals into the autonomous region

The GNR said In a statement, that, ” in the absence of any entry permit documentation in the Azores, and considering that the recipient of the bees is not registered as a beekeeper, the bees were seized as a precautionary measure.

The inspection was conducted with the support of the veterinarian of Agrarian Development Service of the island of São Miguel, in which the bees were delivered.