The Food Safety Center (Centre) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on April 15 that in response to a notification from the Polish Veterinary Inspection Service, it refers to the Polish Carpathian ProvinceŁ
ancucki district and Warmia-Masuria province Dział
dowski, an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza, the center immediately instructed the industry to suspend the above The region imports poultry meat and poultry products (including poultry eggs) to protect Hong Kong’s public health.
A spokesman for the center said that according to the statistics of the Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong imported about 13,500 metric tons of frozen poultry meat and about 39.08 million poultry eggs from Poland last year.
spokesperson said:”The center has contacted the Polish authorities regarding the incident, and will continue to closely monitor the news about the outbreak of avian influenza from the World Organisation for Animal Health and relevant authorities, and take appropriate actions in response to the development of the local epidemic.”