Bhutan says ‘No’ to Indian poultry products

Published on Dec 28 2008 // Main News

Thimphu, December 28: Citing outburst of avian influenza, Ministry of Agriculture has banned the import of poultry or its products from West Bangal and Assam.

However, no restriction has been imposed on air transport of poultry and its products from other Indian states.

"Import of animal and poultry feeds manufactured in Bhutan via West Bengal and Assam will be allowed only if all the feed bags are fully covered and sealed at the place of origin in presence of Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority officials", said the order issued by the ministry. Bhutan News Service