Bird Flu scare in Delhi: Sale of chicken banned in some components, restaurants to face action for violation

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A employee feeds chickens at a poultry farm.

The North Delhi Municipal Company on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale and storage of poultry or processed chicken meat by retailers and restaurants with quick impact, in view of the fowl flu scenario in the nationwide capital, in accordance to an official order.

The order issued by the veterinary providers division of the NDMC additionally stated that homeowners of restaurants and lodges will face action if egg-based dishes or poultry meat and different merchandise are served to prospects. The order has been issued in public curiosity and ought to be diligently complied with, it stated.

Testing of samples of crows and geese had confirmed fowl flu instances in the nationwide capital on Monday, prompting the Delhi authorities to impose a ban on sale of processed and packaged chicken introduced from outdoors town. The Ghazipur poultry market has additionally closed by authorities.

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“All meat and poultry retailers and meat processing items in areas below the NDMC, are prohibited to promote, retailer poultry or processed or packaged chicken meat with quick impact, until additional orders,” the North Company order stated.

A number of geese at Sanjay Lake and a big quantity of crows throughout numerous metropolis parks have been discovered useless in the final one week.

Reviews of over 50 fowl deaths had been obtained on a helpline of the Delhi authorities’s animal husbandry unit and 18 samples from completely different components of town had been despatched for avian flu testing on Tuesday, officers had stated.

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