Hong Kong: Import of poultry meat and products from South Carolina and Poland suspendedChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 26, 2020
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today some restriction in food import.
Poultry meat Chesterfield County of the State of South Carolina
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A CFS spokesman said that Hong Kong imported about 690 tonnes of chilled poultry meat, 257 970 tonnes of frozen poultry meat and 642 million poultry eggs from the US and imported about 17 720 tonnes of frozen poultry meat and 34.26 million poultry eggs from Poland last year, according to the Census and Statistics Department.
"The CFS has contacted the US and Polish authorities over the issues and will closely monitor information issued by the OIE and the relevant authorities on avian influenza outbreaks. Appropriate action will be taken in response to the development of the situation," the spokesman said. ■