Food Partner Network News
On March 1, 2021, according to the World Trade Organization’s Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, the UAE imposed a temporary import ban on Estonian poultry, wild poultry and their untreated by-products.
Following the announcement of the International Organization for Animal Health (OIE) regarding the outbreak of HPAI in Estonia, the UAE is adopting preventive health measures to prevent the introduction of HPAI through imported Estonian live poultry and its products domestic. These measures include:
1. The UAE temporarily prohibits the import of poultry and wild birds and their untreated by-products, day-old chicks and hatching eggs from Estonia.
2. The UAE temporarily prohibits the import of poultry meat, edible eggs and unheated products from Estonia.
3. The UAE continues to allow the import of heat-treated poultry products (heat-treated meat and egg products) from all counties in Estonia.