WHAT IS BIRD FLU?
Bird flu is a disease that can infect not only birds, but also humans and other animals. There are different types of bird flu, the most common type is deadly to birds and can affect humans and other animals that come into contact with an infected bird.
HOW TO AVOID BIRD FLU
- Practice good hygiene, for example follow the HACCP Plan!
- Buy your chicken and eggs from trusted suppliers, the ones you know follow the correct safety procedures.
- Avoid contact with undercooked chicken, open-air markets and infected birds.
- Wash your hands regularly especially before and after handling food.
While bird flu is flying around, you've got to continue practising good hygiene, for example the HACCP plan, and wash your hands regularly.