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UAE bans Suffolk poultry

by 5m Editor
10 February 2007, at 11:09am

UAE - Dr Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi, the UAE's Minister of Environment and Water, has placed a ban on the importation of live birds and poultry products from Suffolk in the UK, according to the WAM news agency.

The move is a precautionary one following the outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu at a turkey farm in Suffolk, where 160,000 birds have been culled.

5m Editor