Bird flu outbreak: FSSAI says properly-cooked chicken, eggs safe for consumption

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani | Updated on January 22, 2021

As the country grapples with the bird flu outbreak, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said that properly-prepared and cooked poultry meat and eggs are safe to eat.

In a guidance note on safe practices for handling, processing and consumption of poultry meat and eggs during bird flu outbreak, it has advised consumers to not consume half-boiled eggs or under-cooked chicken.

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Published on January 22, 2021