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On April 16, 2021, the Singapore Food Authority (SFA) announced that it will lift restrictions on the import of poultry and its products from Viborg, Denmark.
It is understood that on January 8, 2021, Singapore imposed temporary import restrictions on poultry and their products from areas affected by the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza in Viborg, Denmark.
At present, the epidemic in the region has been resolved, and the Singapore Food Board stated that the above import restrictions have been lifted.
In order to facilitate customs clearance for other poultry and poultry products, when importing poultry and products, the attached veterinary health certificate should also include the following additional certifications:
a. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and H5 and H7 low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) are notifiable diseases in exporting countries.
b. According to the definition of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), poultry derived from meat have not been vaccinated against H5 and H7 subtypes of avian influenza.
c. Poultry meat and meat products do not originate from the poultry of Langeland, Ringsted, Slauelse, Bornholm and Kalundborg, Denmark.
d. Meat-derived poultry were born, raised and slaughtered in Denmark, or day-old chicks legally imported from a country with the same poultry health status.