Singapore imposes temporary import restrictions on poultry products from areas affected by the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic in Poland
By: Date: 2021-04-12 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News On March 31, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) announced that it would impose temporary import restrictions on poultry products from areas affected by the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic in Poland.

   Because of Kalisz and Walsztyn counties in Greater Poland Province, Limanova and Gorlice counties in Lesser Poland Province, Juramin and Mława counties in Masovian Province, Siri An H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak occurred in Cieshen County and Warmia-Masurian Province, Mrongovo County in West Asia. 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.