CHINA, Hong Kong. Regarding to the News Agency Xinhua, Hong Kong authorities announced that they have banned the import of poultry meat and products from Chile's Quilpue and Romania. This was reported by Gobal Times.
A CFS spokesman said that in the first 11 months of last year, Hong Kong imported about 750 tonnes of frozen poultry meat from Chile. Since Hong Kong has not established any protocol with Romania for imports of poultry meat and eggs, there is no import of such commodities from Romania.
"The CFS has contacted the Chilean and Romanian authorities over the issues and will closely monitor information issued by the OIE on avian influenza outbreaks in the countries concerned. Appropriate action will be taken in response to the development of the situation," the spokesman said.