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19 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States Hazardous meat and poultry recalls nearly double, according to new report from US PIRG
USA - Increasing food recalls show flaws in current food safety system...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ten big shoots kill more birds than 3,000 smallest
The country’s ten biggest game shoots released 1.4 million birds for shooting last year — more than the smallest 3,000 shoots combined, analysis by The Times has found...
18 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States E. coli vaccination helps contain losses in broilers with IB infection
Field experience with infectious bronchitis (IB) in broilers during a harsh winter demonstrated that vaccination for secondary Escherichia coli infection helped stem losses, according to Kalen Cookson, DVM, MAM....
Poultry Industry News from France Carrefour to audit abbatoirs, demand cameras for animal welfare
FRANCE - (Reuters) - Carrefour will audit the slaughterhouses which supply its own-brand meat and ask them to install cameras in response to rising consumer demand for socially responsible practices...
Poultry Industry News from Pakistan Cargill to invest $200 million in Pakistan, government says
PAKISTAN (Reuters) - Food and agriculture group Cargill Inc will invest some $200 million in Pakistan over the coming three to five years in sectors ranging from dairy, to edible oils and animal feed, the prime minister's office in Islamabad said on Thursday,...
Poultry Industry News from France French foie gras makers fed up with toughened California ban
FRANCE (Reuters) - French producers of foie gras, the rich liver delicacy made from force-feeding grain to ducks or geese, have denounced a ban on the product in California, saying they make the creamy paté humanely, following all the rules...
Poultry Industry News from United States US, China may resume chicken trade
USA (Reuters) - Tensions may be subsiding between China and the US as indicated by a recent report suggesting that poultry trade may resume between the two nations...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Are you compliant with the new permitting rules?
UK - Pig and poultry farmers will soon be able to demonstrate compliance with new permitting rules, using two new, simple calculators, free of charge...
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Turkish egg production slows, but broilers see significant gains
TURKEY - The Turkish Statistical Institute has released it's data showing the country's hen egg and broiler production for 2018...
Poultry Industry News from United States TECHTalks: The latest in poultry technology at IPPE 2019
USA - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) offers attendees access to the latest in protein and feed technology through exhibits and educational programming...
Poultry Industry News from South Africa "Poultry industry can create 30,000 new jobs," says South African Poultry Association
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association says more people can be employed with the right support measures from the government and the curbing of imports...
17 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Aviagen school in Russia promotes successful breeder management
Aviagen® LLC recently hosted its 5th Russian Production Management School. The practical training attracted 50 students representing 24 poultry companies from throughout Russia, as well as Estonia and Kazakhstan....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom BFREPA finds gross imbalance in egg supply contracts
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is seeking to reform supply contracts between farmers and packers after lawyers found terms of agreements are grossly imbalanced in favour of buyers...
Poultry Industry News from Morocco Morocco produces 6.6 billion eggs annually, consumes 185 per person
MOROCCO - Morocco produced enough eggs to meet domestic demand in 2018, when Moroccans ate 185 eggs on average per person...
Poultry Industry News from India Rising maize prices give jitters to India's poultry farmers
INDIA - Maize prices are on the boil on reports of lower crop in the kharif 2018 season...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The planet-saving diet: British industry responds
UK – The EAT-Lancet Commission published a report on 16 January 2019 detailing the ways in which our present food systems are contributing to the decline of both human and planetary health...
Poultry Industry News from China Soybean price stable despite tariff dispute
CHINA - The price of soybeans did not see big fluctuations last year, despite the drastic fall of imports from the United States following a tariff increase, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Wednesday....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Inconsistent antibiotic categorisation puts Canadian livestock, poultry at disadvantage
CANADA - The Executive Director of Alberta Chicken Producers said inconsistencies in how different countries categorise antibiotics put Canada's livestock and poultry producers at a competitive disadvantage...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK fast food chains refute claims of low animal welfare
UK - Nando's and Subway said that it has never used caged chickens and Subway reiterates efforts to improve chicken welfare...
Poultry Industry News from Canada New regulations on food safety come into force in Canada
CANADA - Canadians want to know that the food on their table is safe to eat...
16 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States Commercial poultry vets can help backyard growers, and themselves, by sharing tips on biosecurity
Improved communication between poultry company veterinarians and backyard chicken growers could help improve biosecurity and reduce disease spread for all flocks, Tom Tabler, PhD, an extension professor with Mississippi State University, told Poultry...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU President responds to the meaningful vote
UK - NFU President Minette Batters urges that a no-deal Brexit could be devastating for UK farmers...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's 2018 halal food exports may hit $5 billion
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian halal food exports grew about 10 percent in 2018, the country's largest halal certification firm said on Tuesday, despite fallout from a food sector scandal and a truckers' strike that disrupted meat production last year...
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Thai top court orders compensation for Myanmar chicken farm workers in landmark case
THAILAND (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thailand's highest court on 15 January ordered compensation be paid to 14 migrant workers from Myanmar whose accusations against a chicken farm of abuses sparked a landmark legal case for migrant labourers...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Resolution needed to secure UK animal health and welfare says NOAH, after Brexit landmark vote
UK - NOAH urges politicians to work together to agree an urgent resolution to Brexit negotiations in order to provide certainty for animal health businesses....
 
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