Kuwait’s Food Authority Recommends Ban On Some Imports

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, June 16 (KUNA) — The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition on Thursday recommended a ban on imports of all kinds of poultry except for thermally treated products from the Republic of Guinea due to outbreak of the bird flu.
Adel Al-Swait, the secretary general of the supreme committee FOR food safety, said in a statement on Thursday that the commission advised during its latest meeting that a ban be enforced on the imports of all cattle from Burundi where the rift valley fever spread in the country.
Moreover, it recommended barring all poultry except for thermally treated products from 14 US states where the bird flu was also reported.
Furthermore, it recommended lifting prohibition poultry’s imports from Kentucky, the US, where the bird flu disease dissipated. (end)


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