You may have heard about avian influenza and have questions. Here’s what you need to know:

Poultry and eggs are safe to eat. Ensure that you practice safe food handling with all your poultry products by cooking them properly and keeping your surfaces clean.

Avian influenza is a bird health issue, not a human health issue.

All poultry and egg farmers work in conjunction with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, as well as other federal and provincial governments and agencies, to prevent, contain and eradicate any outbreak.