HK bans import of poultry meat and products from Dordogne Department, France
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (November 26) that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Dordogne Department, France, it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the area concerned with immediate effect to protect public health in Hong Kong.
Temporary suspension of the processing of import application was imposed on the import of live poultry and/or poultry meat from affected countries/regions
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