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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ban on Chinese live poultry extended for four months

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:22pm by Lo Wei and Emily Tsang

    ... Lo Wei and Emily Tsang Ban on mainland poultry extended for four months A ban on live poultry from the mainland, to prevent the entry of the deadly H7N9 flu virus, has been extended ... to implement the arrangements tomorrow when the poultry wholesale market reopens, so we decided to suspend imports," Ko said. Local farmers and traders, whose chickens were among 20,000 culled ...

  2. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Poultry farms may be H7N9 source, study finds

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A joint study by the World Health Organisation and the central government said poultry farms might be the source of the H7N9 virus that has killed 21 people. The study, compiled after ... to poultry and poultry markets. It said poultry farms were likely the source of infections. "Although the virus was not found in poultry farms yet, they are likely the source of the virus, which ...

  3. Government says next poultry rest day planned for Thursday

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.13pm: The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) reminded poultry stall operators and the public that the next Rest Day would be Thursday, a spokesman said on Tuesday. 'Operators of market stalls and fresh provision shops selling live poultry must suspend business on the Rest Day to carry out thorough cleaning and disinfection,' ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Stop mainland China chicken imports, says Hong Kong vet

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... Decision to close down city's own poultry farms was wrong and we can no longer guarantee our food is safe, warns government's former top vet The city should stop importing live poultry from the mainland to cut the risk of the deadly H7N9 bird flu entering Hong Kong, said the government's former top vet who is a specialist in epidemics. Howard Wong Kai-hay, who ...

  5. Egg revolution hatching down on the farm

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing Buying a box of fresh eggs in a mainland supermarket can present consumers with a confusing array of choices. Judging by the labels, there are 'green eggs', 'ecological eggs', 'tu eggs' and 'grain e ...

  6. HK poultry industry easier to monitor than mainland farms

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Illegal imports of poultry and waning vaccine effectiveness have been blamed for the recent finding of H5N1 viruses in some wet markets, but none of these has been confirmed. Even if these were the causes the problem would not be solved by eradicating the poultry industry in Hong Kong. If the problem lies in illegal imports of poultry efforts should be put into confiscating ...

  7. Just a third of poultry stalls meet standards

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Only a third of the 260 poultry stalls at 64 retail markets have met the hygiene requirements for the resumption of live chicken sales on Wednesday. Officers warned they could break into stalls where the operators could not be contacted to do clean-up work if needed. Under the rules, all poultry stalls in a market will have to close unless all stalls meet ...

  8. Poultry trade may go to court to block flu curbs

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The poultry industry has asked the government to set aside a proposal to buy back chicken-trade licences and ban the overnight stocking of live birds in Hong Kong. It warned they may seek a judicial review if they cannot resume business next month. More than 100 chicken farmers, poultry transporters, retailers and wholesalers met yesterday at the Cheung Sha Wan ...

  9. Live chickens 'now a luxury item'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... we hope we can maintain a limited live chicken supply for those who need and can afford it,' he said. A former chairman of the Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers Association, Steven Wong ... in poultry Then*: 5.1% (2008) Now: 0.09% *'Then' figures represent peak level before surrender of licences ...

  10. $239m offer to poultry industry

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Poultry vendors and workers will be offered $239 million in financial assistance under the government's proposed scheme to do away with the live poultry industry. The Health, Welfare and Food Bureau wants to end live sales for health reasons. Vendors will be offered payments equivalent to about 39 months' rent on their stalls if they voluntarily give up ...




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