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Saudi bans eggs, chicks from 2 French regions

RIYADH, January 3, 2016

Saudi Arabia's Agriculture Ministry has imposed a temporary ban on incubating eggs and chicks from the Landes and Dordogne regions of France due to the presence of bird flu, the state news agency SPA said on Sunday.

Several cases of H5N1 bird flu have been detected in France since November, the first known ones in the country in eight years.  - Reuters

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