Taiwan bans importation of Japan poultry on reports of bird flu
Topics: TAIWAN JAPAN
To prevent the virus from spreading to Taiwan, the BAPHIQ said, it was banning the importation of live poultry from Japan, as well as eggs, and fertilizer containing chicken manure.
The bureau said it was closely monitoring reports of avian flu outbreaks overseas, including recent reports of the virus on farms in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. ■