Philippine bans poultry from the Netherlands, Germany and JapanStaff Writer | December 29, 2016
The Philippines has temporarily banned poultry imports from the Netherlands, Germany and Japan after these countries reported outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Virus According to the Bureau of Animal Industry:
According to the Bureau of Animal Industry, the Netherlands and Germany are the 2nd and 5th largest sources of poultry imports for the Philippines.
As of end-October this year, the Philippines imported over 41,000 tonnes of chicken from the Netherlands and nearly 12,000 tonnes from Germany. ■