Singapore imposes temporary import restrictions on poultry products from France’s low pathogenic avian influenza epidemic area
By: Date: 2021-01-12 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On January 8, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) announced that it will impose temporary restrictions on the import of poultry and their products near the place where the French low pathogenic avian influenza outbreak occurred.

   Due to the H5 low pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in Floyage, Gironde and Lougrat, Gironde, France, starting December 30, 2020, Gironde will be affected The import of poultry and its products within 1 kilometer around the city of Floyage in the province will impose temporary restrictions on the importation of poultry and their products within 1 kilometer of the city of Lougrat in Lot-Garonne province from December 31, 2020. The import of products is subject to temporary restrictions. 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.
   Poultry products exported from Floyage, Gironde before December 30, 2020 and slaughtered before December 9, 2020 will continue to be accepted for import. Poultry products exported from Lougrat, Lot-Garonne before December 31, 2020 and slaughtered before December 10, 2020 will continue to be accepted for import.
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