SFDA suspends import of frozen shrimp from Texas, USA; and bans poultry meat, eggs from Philippines 2 Riyadh

Monday 1439/2/3 - 2017/10/23
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On the other hand, the Authority has temporarily banned the import of poultry meat, eggs, their products and equipment from NUEVA ECIJA region in Philippines because of the emergence of bird flu there.
According to the Authority, the temporary ban was based on the report issued by the World Organization for Animal Health which states the emergence of bird flu of the highly pathogenic strain (H5N6) in the region.
-- SPA
14:33 LOCAL TIME 11:33 GMT