Restrictions continue on imports of live birds, bird products and by-products from the US due to avian influenza

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is sending a strong reminder that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is spreading across the globe, and that anyone with farm animals must practice good biosecurity habits.

The CFIA has implemented measures to protect Canada’s poultry resources from outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza.

All raw poultry and all poultry products and by-products that are not fully cooked, including eggs and raw pet foods, sourced, processed, or packaged from the restricted zones in the states below are under restriction until further notice and cannot be imported into Canada:

  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

For more details on the restricted zones, please see the website United States of America – Disease freedom recognition

This CFIA Notice to Industry can be read in full here