Notice of Rescission of February 4, 2004, Order and Subsequent Amendments Prohibiting the Importation of Birds and Bird Products from Specified Countries

On August 13, 2009, HHS/CDC posted a Notice of Rescission to lift the HHS/CDC embargo of birds and unprocessed bird products from specified countries to ensure a more coordinated federal response to the control of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. Please see the Notice of RescissionExternal (on Federal Register, GPO.gov). This Notice of Rescission became effective September 14, 2009.