Bird flu: Hong Kong suspends imports of meat and poultry products from regions in Japan, Poland and the USA

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Published Feb 20, 2024

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Hong Kong's Food Safety Center has halted imports of poultry meat and other poultry products from certain regions in Japan, the United States, and Poland due to an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza. The Center is liaising with the relevant authorities and will continue to closely monitor the situation, taking necessary actions as required.
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São Paulo, 02/19/2024 - The Food Safety Center of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department of Hong Kong announced last week the suspension of imports of poultry meat, as well as other poultry products, from regions of Japan, the United States United States and Poland. In a note, the organization explained that the measure comes after notification from the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture about an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Kagoshima Prefecture, in addition to the warning from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of the disease in Ilawski, in Poland, and in Nebraska, in the USA. "The Center for Food Safety has contacted Japanese, Polish and American ...
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