China bans U.S. poultry and eggs, ag groups respond

Farm Bureau and other agriculture groups last week condemned China’s decision to ban all imports of U.S. poultry and egg products.

The Chinese government an­­nounced the ban following recent U.S. detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in backyard poultry and wild birds in the Pacific Northwest.

The ban, effective Jan. 8, applies to imports of processed and...

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