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THE PHILIPPINES has temporarily banned poultry imports from several countries after reported outbreaks of the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu).
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it lifted the suspension on poultry imports from Brazil, after Brazilian veterinary authorities submitted certifications requested by the Philippines.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has lifted a temporary ban on poultry imports from Hungary.
THE PHILIPPINES has issued a temporary ban on poultry imports from parts of Denmark, the Netherlands, and France after outbreaks of the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus.
MEAT IMPORTERS said the current ban imposed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Brazilian poultry products represents an additional burden during tough times for the industry and the economy overall.
THE Trade department is asking for a ban on poultry products from Brazil to be lifted, after meat processors said such a ban could lead to food shortages.
THE SUPPLY of poultry remains ample despite a temporary ban on chicken meat imports from Brazil, according to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI).
NEW CASES of avian influenza have been confirmed on Friday in two towns in Nueva Ecija province, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said. “The confirmation...