Canadian Poultry Magazine

Canada bans raw chicken, eggs produced in several states

By CBC News   

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Avian flu threat prompts ban on uncooked poultry products from 21 states.

Cross-border grocery shoppers might get a surprise on the way back — raw poultry and egg products produced in Michigan and 20 other states can’t be brought into the country due to the threat of avian influenza.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says that all poultry products and byproducts that are not fully cooked and canned or hermetically sealed that were sourced, processed or packaged in certain U.S. states are not allowed to enter the country.

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