Hong Kong suspends import of poultry meat from Chelyabinskaya, Kurganskaya Oblast in RussiaChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 3, 2020
In view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in Chelyabinskaya Oblast and Kurganskaya Oblast in Russia, the CFS has instructed the trade to suspend the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the above areas with immediate effect to protect public health in Hong Kong.
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"The CFS has contacted the Russian authorities over the issue and will closely monitor information issued by the OIE on the avian influenza outbreaks. Appropriate action will be taken in response to the development of the situation," the spokesman said. ■