Products from infected animals will not enter the food chain. Systems are in place.
I see advantages in both (approaches) but it’s really up to the member states to decide.
Therefore appropriate measures are already in force
going to farms, coming in contact with wild birds and so on.
The virus found in Turkey is avian flu H5N1 high pathogenic virus,
The European Union (EU), we’re dedicating a pledge of 100 million euros.
There is no reason to panic … even if we have cases in farmed or domestic poultry.
The EU, we’re dedicating a pledge of 100 million euros, which is roughly 120 million dollars.
Given that the virus is everywhere now, it’s a problem that will stay for some time.
But until we deal with the problem at source, the EU can never feel safe.
We cannot only look at short-term measures, we have to look at building the infrastructure.
We have not reached the level of (vaccination) preparedness that we should have,
We have to be realistic, it’s a problem that will stay for some time in the future.
There should be no exceptions for sport events, like for example formula one racing.
The E.U. should have reacted more quickly to help Southeast Asia to tackle the problem.
The European Union can easily be described as the best prepared region in the world.
We clearly want to do our utmost to prevent the spread of this devastating epidemic to the EU,
The message is that it’s safe to consume poultry meat and eggs in the European Union.