Sunday, January 29, 2023

CFIA lifts Strathroy-area quarantine

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has lifted a quarantine in the Strathroy area put in place on Nov. 29 to stop the spread of highly-pathogenic avian influenza.

It has now lifted 178 quarantine zones it had put in place since the spring migration of birds last year.

There are another 112 that are still active, many of them in lower mainland British Columbia. 

More than seven million birds have either died of the disease or euthanized as a control measure.