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  News   Nation  13 Jan 2021  Bird flu: Delhi bans sale, storage of poultry chicken

Bird flu: Delhi bans sale, storage of poultry chicken

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Jan 13, 2021, 5:26 pm IST
Updated Jan 13, 2021, 5:26 pm IST
North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday imposed ban on sale and storage of poultry or processed chicken meat by shops and restaurants
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New Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale and storage of poultry or processed chicken meat by shops and restaurants with immediate effect, in view of the bird flu situation in the national capital, according to an official order.

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The order issued by the veterinary services department of the NDMC also said that owners of restaurants and hotels will face action if egg-based dishes or poultry meat and other products are served to customers.

The order has been issued in public interest and should be diligently complied with, it said.

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"All meat and poultry shops and meat processing units in areas under the NDMC, are prohibited to sell, store poultry or processed or packaged chicken meat with immediate effect, till further orders," the North Corporation order said.

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