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UAE bans import of polutry products from four countries due to bird flu

As per notifications from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has issued four resolutions for banning the import of birds and their byproducts from areas that recorded an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza during November 2020.

The import of all species of domestic and wild live birds, ornamental birds, chicks, hatching eggs and their thermally untreated byproducts from the Netherlands, Germany, and select areas of Russia were banned, according to the first three resolutions.

Meanwhile, the fourth resolution bans the import of poultry meat and table eggs from several regions in the UK.

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