Saturday, 18 April 2015


The National Agriculture and Quarantine Inspection Authority has banned the import of uncooked poultry from Australia. 

Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Hon Tommy Tomscoll imposed an indefinite ban on alol uncooked poultry products.

Such poultry is infected by a bacteria Campylobacter which causes Campylobacteriosis that is a most common cause of diarrhoea. Symptoms also include cramping, abdominal pain and fever within 2-5 days after infection.

The illness can last for 7 days and some infected persons may not show symptoms. For those with compromised immune systems, it can spread to the blood system. It can be transferred on to the hands by handling knives on fresh chickens and using towels.

Comment: We have to see the body as a holistic unit. This bacteria is one of the parasites that infects the gut lining and immune system. It can hasten the progression of other diseases including HIV through entry to and weakening of the immune system. Please click:

Campylobacteriosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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