Below is DAFF’s response to a request for an update on the EU Avian Flu market closures and inspections,
“With regards to the poultry imports from the EU:
The first mission was concluded beginning of March. We are processing the reports of the first three countries (Hungary, Poland and Spain) and this has not been completed yet.
With regards to the follow up missions, we have unfortunately not planned these as yet as we have to take into consideration the finances and the officials who will undertake this. Once a decision has been reached, we will update.”
There is certainly no rush to re-open EU markets!!!