Canada’s food inspection agency has expanded its warning to Canadian travellers after two new cases of avian flu were confirmed in the United States.
Certain items can not be brought back into Canada any raw poultry this includes eggs and raw pet foods. The states included in the ban are Montana, South Dakota, Arkansas, Missouri, Minnesota, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington
This is a common practice as part of Canada’s animal disease control efforts.
Commercial imports of live poultry are restricted from the specific states. The restrictions are to prevent the spread of avian influenza into other parts of Canada.