Armenia bans imports of live chicken and poultry products from China, cites concerns over bird flu

YEREVAN, Armenia , February 3, 2014 () – Head of Armenia's food safety service Abrah Bakhchagulyan signed a decree banning imports of live chicken and poultry products from China to Armenia, the website of the agency reported.

The decision is made to prevent penetration of highly pathogenic avian flu found in China to Armenia, says the report.

The ban covers all sorts of poultry products, eggs, bone tankage, feedstuffs, additives, excluding those containing synthetic and chemical substances, as well as polymeric and fiberboard boxes, and etc. exported from China after January 20, 2014. N.V. -0--

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