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Poultry Industry News: Hong Kong

22 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong False Papers Used to Export Chicken Feet
HONG KONG - Ten consignments of mostly Brazilian chicken feet intended for pet consumption were exported to Hong Kong using forged health certificates, according to the Centre for Food Safety....
18 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Bans Poultry Meat, Egg Imports from Italian Province
HONG KONG - The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced on Monday a ban on the import of poultry meat and eggs from a province of Italy....
15 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong to Check Imported Poultry Eggs from All EU Countries
HONG KONG - The food safety authority of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) yesterday decided to further enhance checks on eggs at import level and expand the measure to poultry eggs from all countries of the European Union (EU)....
12 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Launches Action Plan to Regulate Use of Antibiotics on Poultry
HONG KONG - The government has launched a five-year action plan to stop farm owners from abusing antibiotics on animals in order to contain the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the city....
03 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Depends on Mainland China for Food Quality, Safety
HONG KONG - Food supplied by the Chinese mainland has played a crucial role in improving the livelihoods of residents in Hong Kong since its return to the nation 20 years ago, and the special administrative region is expected to continue enjoying high-quality,...
31 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Bans Imports of Congolese Poultry Meat, Products
HONG KONG - The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of high pathogenic H5 avian influenza in the...
25 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK's Fresh Retail Chicken Shops May Make Comeback
HONG KONG - Chicken rules the roost when it comes to Cantonese cuisine, and the fresher the better. But past government efforts to discourage retail sales of live chickens had almost put the once ubiquitous chicken shop on the endangered list....
06 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Poultry Sellers Call for Financial Help to Fight Bird Flu Threat
HONG KONG - Hong Kong poultry sellers have called for financial support from the government to introduce better facilities to separate consumers and live chickens in wet markets amid the threat of bird flu....
05 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Poultry Sellers, Farmers Urge More Vendor Licences to Cut Sale Prices
HONG KONG - Hong Kong poultry sellers and farmers have called for more vendor licences to be released to make prices more competitive after a study released on Monday deemed the idea of building a central slaughterhouse unviable....
07 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong Suspends Live Poultry Trade After H7N9 Bird Flu Finding
HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government has decided to suspend live poultry trade after H7N9 bird flu was detected by spot check at a local street market....
15 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong Seizes Illegal Poultry Imports
HONG KONG - A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) has reminded members of the public not to bring live poultry and birds into Hong Kong without a valid health certificate or they might face prosecution....
08 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Avian Flu Found in Hong Kong Wild Bird
HONG KONG - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been discovered in Hong Kong's Diamond Hill area....
20 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Dead Robin Tests Positive for H5 Bird Flu Virus in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Preliminary testing of an Oriental magpie robin (pictured above) found in Kwai Chung has returned a positive result for the H5 avian influenza virus, a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) has said....
29 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong Holds Avian Flu Preparation Exercise
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's agriculture department carried out a preparation exercise codenamed "Camellia" in case a poultry culling operation is required in response to an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza....
21 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong Bans Some Poultry Imports from South Dakota
HONG KONG - Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry meat and products from Moody County in South Dakota, US, after incidents of avian influenza there....
12 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Local Poultry Selling Well at Hong Kong Markets
HONG KONG - With imports from China stopped on fears of avian flu, sales of chickens reared in the local area are selling well as markets in Hong Kong. ...
04 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Avian Flu-positive Poultry Culled at Hong Kong Market
HONG KONG - Almost 19,000 poultry - including chickens, partridges and pigeons - have been culled after testing positive for the H7N9 low-pathogenic avian flu virus....
31 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Poultry Culled in Hong Kong after Bird Flu Virus Detected
HONG KONG - Around 15,000 birds have been culled after the H7N9 bird flu virus was detected at a market, and poultry imports from mainland China have been halted....
04 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong to Resume Poultry Imports from Mainland China
HONG KONG - The Food and Health Bureau of China's Hong Kong said the region would resume imports of live poultry from mainland China from Thursday, just in time for Mid- Autumn Festival celebrations next week....
19 August 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Examination of Chicken Samples Completed in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) completed on 15 August the examination of samples collected from a chicken farm in San Tin where abnormal chicken deaths occurred. No infectious agents were found....
11 August 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong Investigates Abnormal Death of Chickens
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) is investigating the abnormal death of chickens at a farm in San Tin, Yuen Long. Initial test results revealed that the chickens were not infected with avian influenza....
29 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong HK Steps up Surveillance of Chicken Farms in Bid to Prevent Bird Flu
HONG KONG - The country's veterinary authorities have reported that there have been no outbreaks of low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza....
24 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Californian Chicken Blocked by Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The safety department of Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry and poultry products, including eggs, from Stanislaus County in California, it said on Thursday....
22 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Live Chickens Return to HK Markets; High Prices Set to Linger
HONG KONG - Poultry will remain expensive until early next month - even as sales of local live chickens resumed yesterday (Monday, 21 April)....
15 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong Bans Poultry Products from Japan
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety has announced that it has banned, with immediate effect, the import of poultry and poultry products, including eggs, from Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan following the announcement of avian flu in poultry in...
 
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