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Friday, August 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Extending Storage Time of Eggs Increases Salmonella Risk
EU - Extending the storage time of eggs at home or at retail would increase Salmonella food poisoning risks, says EFSA’s latest scientific opinion on public health risks from eggs....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Lincolnshire Egg Supplier Raises Money for Food for Campaign to End Hunger in Africa
UK - A family-run egg supplier from Lincolnshire has taken on one of the greatest challenges in its 63 year history: a climb to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro....
Poultry Industry News from Germany Feed Found to be Unsuitable Dustbathing Material for Hens
GERMANY - Rather than providing the desired effect of improving plumage condition, dustbathing in feed particles increases the build-up of lipids on feathers, according to a new study at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut....
Poultry Industry News from United States Science and Business Boost Chicken’s Immune System
CANADA - The connection between science and business is an important one and one that’s gaining credence through the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Graduate Scholarship program....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Cost of Change for Maple Leaf Foods
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has seen sales from continuing operations of C$831.8 million for the second quarter....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Human Salmonella Reduced by Almost One-Half
EU - Salmonella is a bacterium causing salmonellosis in humans. Salmonella was until 2005 the most common food-borne disease in the European Union (EU) with almost 200,000 reported human cases that year. It is estimated that the overall economic burden...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Concerns over Antibiotic Residues and Resistance
GLOBAL - Pressure is mounting against the use of antibiotics in farm animals in India and the UK, while in the US, a mandatory ban on in-feed antibiotics has been averted - at least, for now. A consumer survey in the US reveals that consumers rely on...
Poultry Industry News from United States Study Examines Animal Welfare Views, Meat Purchasing Choices
US - A new consumer survey by Purdue University shows many consumers gain knowledge of livestock and poultry welfare from animal rights organisations. ...
Poultry Industry News from India Indian Advocacy Body Seeks Ban on Antibiotics in Poultry
INDIA - New Delhi-based research and advocacy think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), is seeking a ban on antibiotic growth promoters in the poultry industry and other measures following the publication of a report into antibiotic residues...
Poultry Industry News from Sudan Farmers, Fishermen at Risk as Emergency Funds Dry Up
SOUTH SUDAN - Continued efforts to provide farmers, fishers and pastoralists in South Sudan with life-saving emergency livelihood kits are at risk due to a funding shortfall, aggravating the risk of famine in some areas of the country, the FAO has warned....
Poultry Industry News from France Mérieux Développement Becomes Shareholder of Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale, the global veterinary pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aquitaine, France (Libourne -33-) announces the arrival of a new shareholder, Mérieux Développement, the investment company of Institut Mérieux....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Appointment Strengthens Zoetis UK Poultry Team
UK - Zoetis has announced the expansion of its poultry team in the UK and Ireland with the appointment of Wayne Olbison as Field Service Manager....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom More Farm Animal Welfare Inspections in UK Last Year
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) inspected more farms in the UK in 2013 to assess animal welfare than the year before....
Poultry Industry News from Italy Feeding Hens with Lucerne Boosts Egg Yolk Quality
ITALY - Feeding a low-fibre alfalfa meal in the layer diet had no effect on egg production but had a number of beneficial effects on egg quality, researchers in Bari report....
Poultry Industry News from United States Injunction Against Country of Origin Labelling Struck Down
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson has issued a statement after receiving news of the District Court of Appeals’ en banc decision on a challenge to enforce Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) by multinational meatpackers and foreign...
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Aviagen Sees Continued Improvement in Broiler Performance Traits
NEW ZEALAND - While genetic progress in broiler chicken biological performance and welfare traits has been remarkable, the potential to naturally select for even more improvement to these traits has not yet been exhausted. With the implementation of more...
Poultry Industry News from Poland Poland’s Hama Plus to Double Capacity with Pas Reform
POLAND - Hama Plus S.A., the country's largest producer of day-old-chicks and a fully owned subsidiary of Denmark’s DanHatch A/S, is advancing its plans to double capacity with SmartPro™ single-stage incubation technologies from Pas Reform....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Antibiotic Ban Petition Supported by Green Party
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the routine use of antibiotics in farmed animals....
Poultry Industry News from United States Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernisation...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Show Interest in Moy Park's Grower Expansion Programme
NORTHERN IRELAND - Moy Park’s grower expansion programme in Northern Ireland, which was launched at the end of last year, has seen phenomenal interest from farmers with over 250 new poultry houses planned for completion by the end of 2015....
Poultry Industry News from Australia New Livestock Land Transport Laws Enforced from 1 August
AUSTRALIA - The six month grace period for new livestock transport requirements introduced in January expires this Friday....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Bill Gates Visits New Avian Research Laboratory
UK - Bill Gates has visited the Easter Bush Campus to hear about research to improve the health and welfare of people and farm animals worldwide. The facilities and research he saw receive funding from BBSRC....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Novus International Launches Web Site for Customers in China
US - Novus International officially launched a new version of its global website tailored to the needs of the China market....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 5M Publishing Officially Launches Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Government Commits to Online CAP Application Assistance for Farmers
UK – Help is at hand for producers worried about the new electronic system for Common Agricultural Policy requirements, farming minister George Eustice told the National Sheep Association Event today....
 
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