This item in the International section of the AEB Weekly Highlights on Dec. 20 misstated that “the new conditions reduce the import-restricted zone to the state level.” Restrictions have been reduced from the state level to the county level, as follows:

The U.S. and Japan have agreed to new terms and conditions allowing trade of poultry and egg products to continue in case of an outbreak of avian flu in the U.S. The new conditions reduce the import-restricted zone from the state to the county level, in certain cases. USDA-issued export certificates were updated Dec. 10 HERE