Singapore imposes temporary import restrictions on poultry products from areas affected by the avian flu epidemic in Poland
By: Date: 2021-01-06 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On January 4, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) announced that it would impose temporary restrictions on the import of poultry and their products near the place where the highly pathogenic avian flu outbreak occurred in Poland.

   Due to the outbreak of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza in Vincina County, Lublin Province, and Kłodzko County, Lower Silesia Province, Singapore, Singapore will deal Temporary restrictions on imports. Poultry products that meet the requirements of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for avian influenza virus inactivation and heat treatment will not be affected by import restrictions.
  In order to facilitate customs clearance for other poultry and poultry products, when poultry and products are imported, the attached veterinary health certificate should also include the following additional certifications:
  a. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and H5 and H7 low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) are notifiable diseases in exporting countries.
  b. According to the definition of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), poultry derived from meat are not vaccinated against H5 and H7 subtypes of avian influenza.
  c. Poultry meat and meat products do not originate from poultry near the highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic area in Poland.
  d. Meat-derived poultry was born, raised, and slaughtered in Poland, or day-old chicks legally imported from a country with the same poultry health status.
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