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Bird Flu: FSSAI says well-cooked poultry safe to consume; issues guidelines for consumption

New Delhi/UNI: Against the backdrop of the Bird Flu pandemic, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has said that consumption of poultry products is safe provided due care is taken during handling and cooking.

Bird Flu: Himachal Pradesh govt extends ban on chicken by another week

Shimla/UNI: With the confirmation of avian influenza among the poultry birds in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, the state government extended the ban on sale and purchase of chicken and poultry products for one more week.

Himachal Pradesh: Bird Flu outbreak at Pong Dam appears contain

Shimla/UNI: The outbreak of avian influenza at Pong Dam Wildlife Life Sanctuary among migratory birds in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh “appears to be contained” with a sharp decline in bird mortalities for the past five days.

Avian flu spreads to 10 states, unnatural birds death reported in J&K, Jharkhand

New Delhi/UNI: With the reports of unnatural mortality of birds coming from Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir and four districts of Jharkhand, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy on Wednesday said that the spread of Avian Influenza (AI), popularly known as bird flu have reached to 10 states of the country.

Joint field teams to monitor bird flu in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The Animal Husbandry and the Wildlife Protection departments have established joint field teams and Whatsapp groups to monitor “bird-flu spread” in Jammu and Kashmir.

Bird-flu scare : Assam state zoo authority bans poultry entry

Guwahati/IBNS: Taking notice after confirming report of bird-flu outbreak in seven states of the country, Assam State Zoo authority has also taken precautionary measures to protect birds and other animals and banned poultry entry in the zoos in the state.

Himachal Pradesh: 4,324 migratory birds, 215 others found dead due to suspected Bird Flu

Shimla/UNI: As many as 4,324 migratory and 215 other birds were found dead of suspected bird flu at Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary and other parts of the state, officials confirmed on Monday.

French Agriculture Minister confirms 180 bird flu outbreaks across country since November

Moscow/Sputnik: France has detected 180 active clusters of the pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus since November 2020, Agriculture Minister Julien Denormandie told France Bleu broadcaster on Monday.

Central teams conducting epidemiological investigation in Bird Flu-hit states

New Delhi/UNI: In wake of confirmation of Avian Influenza, commonly known as ‘Bird Flue’, spreading in seven states, the Central teams constituted by the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy and Health Ministry has been visiting the epicentres of disease and have been conducting the epidemiological investigation in Bird Flu’s epicentres in States.

Bird Flu scare: Four parks in Delhi closed for public

New Delhi/UNI: As a precautionary measure to prevent bird flu in Delhi, four parks in the national capital have been closed for public on Saturday.

Bird Flu hits India: Hundreds of chicken dumped in the forest

Chikkaballapur/UNI: Several poultry farmers have allegedly dumped their chicken in the forest on Saturday due to the bird flu scare.

No report of bird flu in J&K, eating poultry safe: Doctors Association Kashmir

Srinagar/UNI: Urging people to not panic amid reports of bird blue in the neigbouring states, Jammu and Kashmir administration issued an advisory to all stakeholders, including poultry owners, dealers, retailers and consumers for prevention of ingress of the flu into the Union Territory (UT).

1800 migratory birds dead in Pong Dam area in Himachal Pradesh; state on high alert

Shimla/UNI: Himachal Pradesh has received an alert from the Centre, after initial confirmation of bird flu among the migratory birds in Pong dam as nearly 1800 birds have reportedly died of  the outbreak, said Principal Chief Conservator of Wildlife Archana Sharma on Monday.  

Avian Flu detected in Kerala; nearly 50,000 birds to be culled

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A new worry for Kerala government, confirmation of Avian Influenza caused by H5N8 strain amid Covid-19 pandemic, has forced the culling of thousands of ducks to avoid the spread of the infectious disease.

South Korea reports two new cases of Bird Flu among poultry

Moscow/Sputnik: South Korea on Sunday confirmed two new cases of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern province of Jeollanam-do, national media reported, citing the country's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.