Hong Kong Suspends Poultry Imports from Flevoland, Netherlands

Food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Tuesday [12 December 2017] that it has ordered to suspend import of poultry products from a province of the Netherlands due to bird flu outbreak there…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Two South Korean Provinces Over Bird Flu

Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) suspended importing poultry meat and products with immediate effect from Jeollabuk-do Province, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Daegu Metropolitan City in South Korea, it said here on Tuesday [21 November 2017]…Full Article: Xinhua Nov 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including eggs, from

Hong Kong Suspends Poultry Imports from Maine-et-Loire Over H5N3 Bird Flu

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) announced Wednesday [27 September 2017] a ban on import of poultry meat and eggs from Maine-et-Loire Department of France…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including eggs, from the Maine-et-Loire, west-central France, due

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Padua Province, Italy, Over H5N8 Bird Flu

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced on Monday [18 September 2017] a ban on the import of poultry meat and eggs from a province of Italy…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including eggs, from the Province of

Hong Kong Researchers Confirm H7N9 Mutation Enhances Viral Acquisition and Replication in Humans

A mutation in H7N9 avian flu virus that can enhance the ability of the virus to infect humans was identified by researchers from the University of Hong Kong, which made the finding public on Wednesday…Full Article: Xinhua Finance Mar 2017 Key Point The H7N9 nucleotide substitution (NS-G540A) mutation enhances viral acquisition and replication in mammalian

Macao Suspends Live Poultry Trade Due to H7 Bird Flu Imported from the Mainland

Macao will suspend its live poultry trade for at least three days immediately after chicken sample tested positive for H7 strain of bird flu on Thursday [26 January 2017], the special administrative region’s health and civil affairs authorities said…Full Article: Xinhua Jan 2017 Key Point As a result of the detection, Macao will cull approximately