Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from northern Karnataka State, southern India, Over H5N1 Outbreak

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (May 13) that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Bidar District, Karnataka State of India, it has banned the import of poultry meat

The USA Appeals to the WTO for a Second Time to End China’s Anti-Dumping Duties on its Chicken Products

Washington is challenging China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over broiler chicken products, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced Tuesday [10 May 2016]. The United States claimed that China failed to conduct a transparent re-investigation, nor properly calculated costs of production for a U.S. producer. In response, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Lot Department, Southern France, Over Bird Flu Outbreak

Hong Kong authorities announced Wednesday [6 January 2016] that they have banned the import of poultry meat and products from France’s Lot Department because of outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza. The Center for Food Safety (CFS) of Hong Kong’s Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said that in view of a notification from the

JBS-owned Poultry Processor Authorized to Export Chicken to Mainland China

Nine companies from Brazil have received authorisation to export frozen beef and chicken to China under the terms of one of 35 agreements signed Tuesday [19 May 2015] in Brasilia by representatives from both countries, the Brazilian press reported. The agreement, whose technical name is Health and Quarantine Requirement Protocol, authorised the Big Frango company,

China Suspends Imports of US Poultry Amid Bird Flu Outbreaks in the Pacific Northwest

China has banned all imports of US poultry, poultry products and eggs amid recent reports of highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza found in the Pacific Northwest, the US Department of Agriculture said Monday [12 January 2015]. All poultry and poultry related products shipped from the United States after Jan 8 would be returned or