Singapore imposes a temporary ban on poultry products affected by avian influenza in many parts of Poland
By: Date: 2021-04-20 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On April 16, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) announced that due to the outbreak of avian influenza in many parts of Poland, Singapore will impose a temporary ban on its poultry products.

   Due to the Kalisz and Ościeshów counties in the Greater Poland Province, the Zuramin and Mwawa counties in the Masovian Province, the Sheraz County in the Łódź Province, and the Novosunchi County in the Lesser Poland Province , Limanova and Gorlice counties, Wanchut and Rzeszow counties in the Carpathian Province, Djavdovo and Mrongovo counties in the Warmia-Mazury Province, Siri An H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic occurred in Cieshen County in West Asia Province and Kartuzi County in Hainan Province. Singapore will impose temporary restrictions on the import of poultry and products within 10 kilometers of the affected area. 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.