GACC MARA Announcement No. 11 [2020] (Announcement on Preventing the Transmission of Highly Pathogen

- On 7th January 2020, Polish officials informed the World Organization for Animal Health on highly pathogenic avian influenza cases (H5N8) in Poland.  The following measures have been announced by GACC and MARA according to Customs Law of the People's Republic of China and Law of the People's Republic of China on the Entry and Exit Animal and Plant Quarantine:


1. The import of poultry and related products directly or indirectly from Poland is prohibited.2. It is forbidden to send or bring poultry and related products from Poland into China. The products will be returned or destroyed once been found.3. Any transportation means will be sealed up if poultry and products from Poland are found shall not be unsealed without customs permission.

  1. All poultry and products illegally imported from Poland that are intercepted by the border control department shall be destroyed under the supervision of the customs.

Prevention. To cooperate closely and do a good job in quarantine, prevention and supervision.