Ostrich Meat Trade Interrupted by Flu Outbreak
Apr 19, 2011 | | healthmap
An outbreak of avian influenza on
an ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa had led to a ban on all exports of the product.. South Africa accounts for over 80% of the world’s ostrich meat production. In an attempt to control the outbreak, 5,000 birds have been culled. If the infection is contained, ostrich meat exports may resume next month.
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