February 21, 2008


Hong Kong resumes poultry imports from Canada' Saskatchewan farms



Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) announced that applications for poultry imports from Saskatchewan farms in Canada would take effect immediately.


Poultry imports from Saskatchewan were banned in September 2007 after bird flu was confirmed on a farm in the province.


Hong Kong's CFS spokesman said that the ban has been lifted following the stringent measures taken by Saskatchewan officials to control the virus. Currently, there are no other bird flu cases reported in the area, clearing the way for trade.