Import Ban on UK Poultry and Poultry Products In Response to HPAI Occurrence
Public Relations Division
◈ The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs placed an import ban (November 4) on poultry and poultry products produced in the UK, following the occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8 type).
◈ Recently, highly pathogenic AI is occurring all over the world, such as the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) in the Netherlands. The ministry announced that it will strengthen import quarantine to block the possibility of inflow through live poultry, and birds.