Chicken Flu scare in Delhi: Sale of rooster banned in some elements, eating places to face motion 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 rooster meat by retailers and eating places with speedy impact, in view of the fowl flu scenario within the nationwide capital, in keeping with an official order.

The order issued by the veterinary companies division of the NDMC additionally mentioned that homeowners of eating places and resorts will face motion if egg-based dishes or poultry meat and different merchandise are served to prospects. The order has been issued in public curiosity and needs to be diligently complied with, it mentioned.

Testing of samples of crows and geese had confirmed fowl flu instances within the nationwide capital on Monday, prompting the Delhi authorities to impose a ban on sale of processed and packaged rooster introduced from outdoors the 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 underneath the NDMC, are prohibited to promote, retailer poultry or processed or packaged rooster meat with speedy impact, until additional orders,” the North Company order mentioned.

A number of geese at Sanjay Lake and a lot of crows throughout varied metropolis parks have been discovered useless within the final one week.

Experiences of over 50 fowl deaths had been acquired on a helpline of the Delhi authorities’s animal husbandry unit and 18 samples from totally different elements of the town had been despatched for avian flu testing on Tuesday, officers had mentioned.

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