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18 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: USDA Modestly Adjusts Corn, Soybean Harvest Forecasts
US - Despite much talk of deteriorating conditions and the potential for lower yields in several parts of the Corn Belt, USDA made some very modest adjustments to its corn and soybean harvest forecasts (see our report on 11 August for full coverage...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson to Expand Tennessee Poultry Operation; More Jobs to be Created
US - Tyson Foods will invest $84 million as part of its commitment to the continued success of its Union City, Tennessee poultry plant, company officials said Wednesday. More than 300 jobs will be created by the project, which is expected to be complete...
Poultry Industry News from United States 2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Korea; Govt Apologises for Fiasco
SOUTH KOREA - The government offered an apology again on Friday for the ballooning concerns over food safety stemming from eggs contaminated with illegal insecticides or chemicals, while promising to beef up a nationwide system to prevent similar cases...
Poultry Industry News from Global Early Indian Ocean Trade Routes Bring Chicken to Eastern Africa
EASTERN AFRICA - The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD....
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Cobb Champion Award for Senpilic in Turkey
Outstanding hatchability has won Senpiliç in Turkey one of the Cobb Champion Awards. They were introduced last year to recognize annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)....
Poultry Industry News from United States Building a better vaccination program
Poultry companies naturally want to provide the best disease protection for the least cost, but deciding which vaccines to use and when can be a daunting task....
Poultry Industry News from United States Swain to lead Cobb Southwest US Sales
With more than 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, Charles Swain recently began a new role with the Cobb-Vantress North American sales team as the sales manager for the southwest U.S....
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Niger to Boost Poultry Farming with Mobile Kits
NIGERIA - Niger State government is set to boost poultry production through the introduction of mobile kits. The mobile poultry is part of the youth empowerment scheme with agriculture entrepreneurship as the driving force....
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP Inducts 19 More Avian-health Professionals into Hall of Honour
US - Recognising their many contributions to the world poultry industry, the American Association of Avian Pathologists recently inducted 19 more avian-health professionals into its Hall of Honour....
17 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Philippines Groups Say Eggs, Chicken Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Two groups of poultry raisers on Wednesday crammed a restaurant that fried chicken built and feasted on its bestseller, along with "balut" (developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell), in a public demonstration intended...
Poultry Industry News from Global US, Canadian & Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernised NAFTA
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) yesterday sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials...
Poultry Industry News from Canada As NAFTA Renegotiation Begins, Canada Feels Optimistic
CANADA - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says, with the renegotiation of NAFTA now underway, there's good reason for Canadians to be optimistic, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Poultry Industry News from Global EU 'Too Slow' Over Food Scandal; Contaminated Eggs Also Found in HK, SK
EU & ASIA - Several European countries are affected by fipronil contaminated eggs, causing millions of eggs to be removed from shelves in European markets....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Two Dutch Men Appear in Court Over EU Egg Tainting Scandal
EU - Two Dutch men arrested in connection with the ongoing egg scandal in Europe have appeared in court on Tuesday this week, reports Chris McCullough for ThePoultrySite....
16 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - At the 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Florida, 147 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods Streamlines Organisation, Maximises Growth
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s segments of Beef, Pork, Chicken and Prepared...
Poultry Industry News from China H7N9 Death Reported in Central China
CHINA - A resident of Central China's Hunan province died of H7N9 flu infection, said provincial authorities on Tuesday....
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Says UK Customs Proposals Very Negative for Irish Agriculture
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said the UK’s insistence on leaving the customs union and pursuing an independent trade policy will amount to a hard Brexit and is potentially very negative for Irish agriculture and the value of Ireland's agri-food...
Poultry Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Shows Interest Expansion of Presence in Chinese Ag Market
UKRAINE - Ukraine is interested in expanding the presence of its agricultural producers in the Chinese market, Ukraine's State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said on Tuesday....
15 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Congo Conflict-ridden DRC Witnesses Soaring Food Insecurity
CONGO - Amid rising violence and displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 7.7 million people face acute hunger - a 30 per cent increase over the last year, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World...
Poultry Industry News from United Arab Emirates UAE Restricts Philippine Poultry Imports
UAE - The UAE is restricting imports from an affected province of Philippines which has been hit with its first outbreak of avian flu, said the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment on Monday....
Poultry Industry News from Philippines BAI Lifts Poultry Restrictions
PHILIPPINES - Business resumed on Monday after the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) lifted restrictions on the transport and sale of birds and poultry products produced outside a 7-kilometer control area surrounding the bird flu infestation site at San...
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong Hong Kong to Check Imported Poultry Eggs from All EU Countries
HONG KONG - The food safety authority of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) yesterday decided to further enhance checks on eggs at import level and expand the measure to poultry eggs from all countries of the European Union (EU)....
 
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