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  1. Last squawk?

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has proposed spending HK$1 billion to buy out the licences of chicken farmers and live-chicken traders to reduce the threat of bird flu. Do you agree with the offer? Tell us your views. Write to us ...

  2. Stall to be prosecuted for breaking poultry ban

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A shop selling fresh food will be prosecuted by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department for breaching the ban on keeping live poultry overnight designed to help protect against a bird flu outbreak. Officers of the department found 20 liv ...

  3. In a flap

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 100 chicken traders converge on the Murray Building yesterday to submit a petition to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau over restrictions on live poultry imports. But the traders remained disgruntled, despite a later government announcement th ...

  4. No time to play chicken when lives are at stake

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government knows that the biggest single health threat Hong Kong faces is bird flu. And they are well aware that the best way to keep the virus at bay is to ensure that people do not come into contact with infected birds. It is therefore disappointing ...

  5. Restriction on chicken imports to remain in force

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government has rejected a request by chicken importers to lift its restriction on supplies of live poultry from Guangdong. 'We have no plan at present to adjust the current import arrangement,' said a spokeswoman for the Health, ...

  6. Live chicken imports from China to increase for Winter Solstice

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chickens each day,' he explained. He said overstocking of live chickens in the retail outlets could lead to the risk of an outbreak of avian influenza. ...

  7. Families opt for frozen chickens

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Families switched to cooking chilled and frozen chickens for dinner on the winter solstice amid the ban on the sale of live chickens that followed a bird flu outbreak at a local farm early this month. Sales of frozen chickens increased by 30 t ...

  8. Poultry traders scuffle with police

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A scuffle broke out between about 30 poultry traders and police in Central yesterday as the traders demanded a meeting with the health minister to complain about big cuts in the daily supply of live chickens. The wholesalers and vendors protes ...

  9. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... producer Bachoco reported a possible case of H7N3 influenza in five breeder farms on Wednesday. Last year, a bird flu outbreak in the western state of Jalisco forced farmers to slaughter 22 million ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Step up bird flu tests on chickens, Hong Kong health expert urges

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Mimi Lau

    ... yellow, those who have fully recovered; and pink, those infected other types of the Influenza A virus, including H1N1. Step up H7N9 tests, government doctors say ...




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