Hong Kong Temporarily Bans More Poultry Imports from Poland and Japan Due to Bird Flu

Hong Kong food safety officials have placed a temporary suspension on the import of poultry meat and products from three more regions – in mainland China, Japan and Poland following the detection of bird flu strains in these areas…Full Article: South China Morning Post Dec 2016 Key Points Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS)

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Hokkaido, Miyazaki, Przemyśl, Lincolnshire, North Rhine-Westphalia, Overijssel, and Utö Island Due to Bird Flu Outbreaks

The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Monday [19 December 2016] that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from Japan’s Hokkaido and Britain’s Lincolnshire…Full Article: ECNS.cn Dec 2016 The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Tuesday [20 December 2016] that it has banned the import of

JD.com’s “Running Chicken” Promotion Helps Poultry Farmers, but Critics Lament High Prices

Chinese Internet giant Tencent and online retailer JD.com have jointly launched a public welfare activity, calling for sports lovers to convert their steps into charitable donations using a fitness tracking application. “Running Chicken,” a pilot project to help poor rural households in Hebei province earn money by selling chickens, was unveiled on Nov. 7. Through

China’s Ministry of Commerce Extends Anti-Dumping Duties on US White-Feathered Broiler Chickens

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Monday [26 September 2016] that it will extend anti-dumping duties on US white-feathered broiler chickens for another five years, starting Tuesday. China imposed anti-dumping duties on chicken products imported from the Unites States in September 2010, claiming that chicken products subsidized in the Unites States were being dumped on

Hong Kong Blocks Potential Poultry Imports from Togo Over H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak

Hong Kong’s Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has announced a total ban on the importation of poultry meat and products, including poultry eggs from Togo effective Friday August 26…Full Article: AfricaNews Aug 2016 Key Point According to a representative of Hong Kong’s CFS, Hong Kong has no formal import protocols for Togolese poultry meat and

H7N9 Avian Influenza Death Reported in Northeast China’s Liaoning Province

One patient has died of H7N9 bird flu in northeast China’s Liaoning Province, local health authorities said on Tuesday [5 July 2016]. The death was reported on June 16 at Shenyang City of Liaoning Province, according to the provincial commission of health and family planning…Full Article: Xinhua July 2016 Key Point In March 2013, China

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Friesland, Netherlands, Over H7N9 Avian Influenza

Hong Kong’s food safety authorities announced on Monday [13 June 2016] to ban the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the Province of Friesland in the Netherlands due to an outbreak of low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza in the province…Full Article: People’s Daily Online June 2016 Key Point From January to