Low pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in the U.S. Singapore imposes a temporary ban on its poultry products
By: Date: 2021-04-12 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On April 7, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) announced that due to the outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza in the United States, Singapore will impose a temporary ban on its poultry products.

   Due to the outbreak of H5 low pathogenic avian influenza in San Francisco County and Stanislaus County, California, from March 25th and 29th, 2021, Singapore will take action within 10 kilometers of the affected area The import of poultry and its products has been temporarily restricted. 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 San Francisco County before March 25, 2021 and slaughtered before March 4, 2021 will continue to be accepted for import. Poultry products exported from Stanislaus County before March 29, 2021 and slaughtered before March 8, 2021 will continue to be accepted for import.