Taiwan, Japan ban Ontario poultry over Canada bird flu

April 7, 2015 9:26 PM

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Taiwan, Japan ban Ontario poultry over Canada bird flu

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Japan and Taiwan have imposed trade restrictions on poultry and poultry products from Ontario, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on Tuesday, a day after bird flu was confirmed in the Canadian province.

The government agency said a turkey farm near Woodstock, Ontario, was under quarantine after the presence of H5 avian influenza was confirmed there on Monday. It said seven other farms nearby were also under quarantine.

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