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  1. Suffolk poultry imports resume

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter The Centre for Food Safety announced yesterday that processing applications for importing poultry and poultry products from Suffolk in southeast England- which had ... decided to resume processing of applications,' a centre spokesman said. The case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 was discovered at a poultry farm in February. ...

  2. Poultry imports from S Korea halted

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Imports of poultry and related products, including eggs, from South Korea were ceased yesterday until further notice, a spokesman for the Centre for Food Safety said. ... poultry and 5.9 million tonnes of eggs from South Korea from January to October. ...

  3. More poultry imports suspended

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.41pm: Hong Kong?s food authorities said on Friday imports of poultry meat from Denmark were suspended after confirming a bird flu outbreak in a farm in the country. A spokesman for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department?s Centre for Food Safety said processing of applications for poultry meat imports from Denmark was suspended with immediate ...

  4. New import controls ensure supplies during bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong New controls on poultry imports from Guangdong have been adopted in an effort to stabilise supplies while safeguarding health during a bird flu outbreak in the province. Under ... imports of live poultry and poultry products from the whole province for 21 days. This will still take place if there is an outbreak at one of the 90 registered farms that supply poultry to Hong ...

  5. Girl, nine, is 10th bird flu fatality on the mainland

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... province. None of her relatives had shown symptoms and no one was under quarantine in her home county of Anji, he said. No new human cases or outbreaks in poultry have been detected in Zhejiang, which is near Shanghai. The girl was apparently infected in an area of Anhui that has yet to report an outbreak in birds, raising the possibility that some infections in poultry are slipping ...

  6. Holdup on certified egg imports

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hong Kong has yet to learn when the first batch of poultry eggs with health certificates will arrive from the mainland, although the new food-safety measures were implemented ... for dyes in poultry eggs before export. ...

  7. Ban will be fatal: workers

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Poultry delivery workers warned another ban on live mainland chickens- which would be the second in three months- would deal the industry a fatal blow if the government did not help. Kowloon Poultry Transport Association chairman Wong Tak-leung said the industry lost more than half of its businesses during the three-week ban on live chickens and chicks introduced ...

  8. Shanghai belatedly confirms outbreak

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... vaccinations for other poultry in the district. Xu Shengwei, the farmer who reported the original outbreak, said he had not received any compensation for his ducks, but was expecting some soon. Chicken ... to buy live poultry and process the birds since the market collapsed. The city was buying chickens from producers at 5 yuan per kg, although the market price was less than 2 yuan, officials said. ...

  9. Live chicken back on menu

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Shoppers can start buying live chickens from markets tomorrow and imports of live poultry and pet birds will resume today. The trade in live chickens from local farms was suspended following an outbreak of bird flu in Yuen Long on December 9. Officials said three rounds of tests were all negative. But the transporting of live chickens in or out of the farm ...

  10. Guangzhou chickens not killed by bird flu, say authorities

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Authorities have said a common disease killed nearly 8,000 chickens at a poultry breeding farm in Guangzhou last month, but some farmers fear the situation could be graver than ... and affected the poultry flocks of several villagers, officials said. Agricultural watchdogs confirmed that the dead chickens had coccidiosis and denied there had been an outbreak of bird flu. ...




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