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Taiwan | 10 November 2015
Thousands of poultry culled in Yunlin due to bird flu virus

Around 7,000 healthy chickens at a farm in central Taiwan's Yunlin County have been culled after a highly pathogenic subtype of the H5 bird flu virus was detected at the farm Nov. 7, agriculture offic...


Taiwan | 23 July 2015
Low-cholesterol eggs? Nonsense, Taiwan FDA claims

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday reported the results of its egg inspection project that started this May targeting hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores. A total of 12 ...


Taiwan | 1 April 2015
Institute culls ‘sentinel chickens’ as avian flu detected

Chickens raised by the Council of Agriculture’s Livestock Research Institute in Tainan, which were to have been used to help ensure environmental safety at poultry farms, were exterminated on Monday n...


Taiwan | 5 March 2015
COA introduces new poultry farming regulatons as bird flu spreads

The Council of Agriculture said Wednesday that with effect from September, it will be mandatory for poultry to be raised in enclosed spaces, as part of an effort to stop the spread of an avian flu vir...