By the Order of the Head of the State Service for Food Safety of MoA of RA the import of live birds (all types), all types of poultry products, raw materials (feather, fluff), eggs for sale and incubation, bone flour, feed, complementary feeding stuff (excluding the complementary feeding stuff containing synthetic and chemical materials), eggs’ polymer and cardboard boxes and small boxes from Qazvin, Tehran, Kermanshah, Gilan, Markazi and Golestan provinces of the Islamic Republic of Iran has been temporarily banned in order to prevent the entry of highly pathogenic bird flu disease recorded in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The ban will be continued until the information on the elimination of highly pathogenic bird flu disease in the above mentioned provinces is published.

The ban does not apply to the listed commodities exported from those provinces before 20th of January, 2017.