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Bird flu: Japan lifts embargo on imports of live birds from Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil

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Published Dec 28, 2023

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Japan has lifted the suspension on the import of live birds and fertile eggs from Mato Grosso do Sul after an outbreak of avian influenza. The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture provided additional information and the outbreak in Bonito was closed, leading to the lifting of the embargo. Japan had previously authorized the resumption of imports of chicken meat and eggs from Mato Grosso do Sul, but still applies trade embargoes in cases of domestic creation, such as in Espírito Santo, Santa Catarina, and Mato Grosso do Sul.
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By Isadora Duarte Brasília, 12/27/2023 - The government of Japan has lifted the suspension on the import of live birds and fertile eggs from Mato Grosso do Sul, according to an update on the embargoes and health authorizations platform of the country's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ( MAF). The temporary suspension had been in effect since September 19, after the record of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (IAPP, H5N1 virus) in a subsistence production chicken (backyard) in the State. At the time of the suspension, the Japanese ministry reported that the measure was to "prevent live birds raised in the country from being infected with the virus and for reasons of food hygiene". The lifting of the embargo occurs after the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture sent additional information to the country and the closure of the focus in Bonito (MS). Previously, on October 20, Japan had already authorized the resumption of imports of chicken meat and eggs ...
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