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Is Gas Stunning as Humane as we Think?
Animal health authorities are researching ways to reduce unwanted side-effects of controlled-atmosphere stunning around the world. Glenneis Kriel investigates current concerns and how gas stunning might be improved to minimise the symptoms of discomfort....
The Battle Against Campylobacter – Are We Winning?
Consumer research by the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) released in August showed that show that two thirds of consumers think the industry should continue to reduce Campylobacter levels beyond the agreed current target of less than 10 per cent of...
Bird Flu Control in New Zealand – the One Health Approach
The unprecedented spread of avian influenza (subtype H5N1) across Asia in 2004, and the potential for a new influenza pandemic in humans, triggered organisations working in the human and animal health fields to seriously examine disease transmission risks....
Is the United States Ready for New Rules on Antibiotics?
Antimicrobial use on farms is about to change for animals across the US, writes Rachel Lane....
What do Egg Producers Think of US Food Industry Demands for Cage-Free?
The movement towards cage-free eggs in the US seems inevitable, but one vocal group of egg farmers continues to resist, writes Treena Hein....
Antibiotic Growth Promoters Versus Drug-Free Poultry Production
The use of antibiotics as growth promoters in poultry production is a global human health concern due to increasing resistance by pathogens to these drugs. This study from M-L. Gaucher and colleagues, published in the journal Poultry Science, set out...
Finalisation of FSIS's Modernisation of Poultry Slaughter Inspection Rule
Dr Ashley B. Peterson, vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs for the US National Chicken Council, explains what the new Rule means for poultry production processes and food safety. ...
How Will New Inspection Rules Affect US Poultry Plants?
Controversial new rules from the USDA to change the system of poultry meat inspection in the US came into effect on 20 October 2014....
China's Food Self-sufficiency Policy
It is unlikely China will be able to maintain self-sufficiency on all major agrifood commodities, according to Matthew Hyde and Faraz Syed in the latest Agricultural Commodities quarterly report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
Drivers for Animal Welfare Policies in Africa
A new study from Lesotho calls for improved understanding of animal welfare in African countries or there could be deleterious effects in future on economic growth as well as national and international trade....
Proposed Changes to National Organic Program Will Have Limited Economic Effects
The estimated benefits associated with the proposed changes in organic broiler production in the US are likely to cover the additional costs, North Carolina State University researchers have calculated....
Government Interference in Poultry Disease Eradication: Avian Flu in Mexico
Low-pathogenic avian flu in Mexico represents a direct cost to the local poultry industry of US$246 million annually over the last 18 years, or a cumulative $4.4 billion, according to Armando Mirandé, DVM, MPVM, MAM, ACPV. He outlines how these costs...
Disaster Relief: Care for Pets, Livestock, Poultry and Crops in a Radiological Emergency
Advice on what to do to care for farm animals, pets and crops in case of an escape of radioactivity or nuclear emergency from Dr Brigid Elchos, Agroterrorism Coordinator and State Public Health Veterinarian with Mississippi Board of Animal Health....
USDA's Poultry Inspection Proposal: Separating Myth from Fact
The National Chicken Council offers the following fact sheet regarding USDA’s Proposed Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection Rule. ...
EPA Issues New Guidelines for Water Reuse
A regulatory update by John Pierson, published in 'Poultry Tech'....
 
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