Eggs imported under the COA project will be available for sale in the northern mass distribution channel.

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[Reporter Yang Yuanting/Taipei Report] Eggs imported by the COA’s special project will be available for sale in the northern mass distribution channel. The COA stated that it will import about 7 million eggs by the end of March and dispatch 2.8 million eggs to domestic processors. Nearly 10 million eggs, and pointed out that they will be delivered to the Shuangbei area where the egg shortage is the most serious. After April 1, imported eggs can be bought in the main consumption areas of Taiwan.

The Council of Agriculture stated that in order to make up for the shortage of domestic eggs, a project has been processed to import eggs (including fresh shell eggs, liquid eggs, and boiled eggs). In addition to the three countries that were originally opened to the United States, Japan, and Australia, another project is opened to the Philippines, Brazil, and Turkey. , Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and other countries import eggs, and at the same time encourage and assist domestic businesses to handle imports by themselves to make up for the gap in domestic processing and consumption.

The association stated that imported eggs must comply with the relevant food hygiene and safety inspection regulations in addition to the absence of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the source field for more than 28 days and the absence of avian influenza vaccination in the source country.

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The Council of Agriculture pointed out that in the near future, imported eggs will be dispatched to the washing industry for washing, grading, packaging and labeling, and then they will be supplied and distributed through channels such as supermarkets, supermarkets, and mass merchandise stores, and sold to consumers at brand prices.

The association stated that the imported eggs have been successively delivered to various washing plants for operation. They will be delivered to the areas with the most severe egg shortage, such as the Shuangbei area, on March 29, and will be expanded to The main consumption areas in Taiwan, so that consumers can buy eggs at the brand price.

The association also pointed out that taking into account the needs of the grain industry and the catering industry, 2.8 million eggs have been dispatched to the processing industry to supply traditional channels to meet the needs of the Chinese people.

The Council of Agriculture emphasized that imports will continue in the future, and the monthly import volume will reach more than 30 million eggs starting from April. With the gradual stabilization of domestic production, it is expected that the supply and demand of eggs will gradually stabilize.