Updated: December 8, 2020
Market Update: Temporary Restrictions on Poultry from the UK
December 8th, 2020
Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands. Cayman Islands Government.
Places Temporary Restrictions on the Importation of Poultry from the UK. This includes fresh, chilled and frozen meat from the United Kingdom, the European Unions and the Netherlands, effective 7 December 2020.
There is currently an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in sections of Europe. Although it is still a developing situation, the Ministry of Agriculture has temporarily restricted the importation of poultry from affected countries to safeguard local consumers.
The ban will not affect the importation of products already treated to destroy the virus, such as canned poultry products and those in airtight containers.