UAE bans poultry products from BulgariaStaff Writer | October 27, 2017
The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of UAE has prohibited the import of all types of live domestic and wild birds, ornamental birds, chicks, and hatching eggs and their thermally untreated products from the European country.
Food trade Sheikh Majid Sultan Al Qasimi:
According to Emirates News Agency, the ministry also prohibited the import of poultry meat and thermally untreated products and table eggs from the affected provinces, but allowed imports from disease-free areas, located at a radius of at least 25 kms from the affected farm that included an export health certificate.
The ministry also allowed the continuation of imports of thermally treated poultry products and thermally treated poultry waste from across Bulgaria.
It also allowed the entry of imports prior to 25 September 2017 of thermally untreated products and table eggs from the affected province. ■