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25 September 2017
More Investments, Surveillance Needed to Curb Misuse of Antimicrobials, FAO Warns
GLOBAL - A stronger global effort, including larger investments and improved surveillance measures, is required to ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, according to FAO Deputy...
USPOULTRY Releases Sixth Video in Series Highlighting Poultry, Egg Farm Environmental Stewardship
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a sixth video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The video features one of USPOULTRY’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners, Bullard Farms...
Caged Poultry Items Unsafe for Humans, Research Shows
INDIA - Caged poultry products, which are widely used in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), are dangerous for human consumption....
Federation Says Farmers Face Financial Ruin Switch to Cage-free
NEW ZEALAND - Nearly three quarters of eggs sold are from caged chickens and egg farmers are calling on supermarkets to continue selling them....
Korean Egg Consumption Rises Ahead of Chuseok Holiday
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's egg consumption has increased ahead of the long Chuseok holiday, retail industry data showed Sunday....
22 September 2017
Waikato Could Soon Have Biggest Egg Factory Farm in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, wants to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato....
Over 500 Meat, Chicken Shops Forcefully Shut Down in Gurgaon
INDIA - Over 500 meat and chicken shops here today were allegedly shut down by Shiv Sena workers for Navratri festival....
False Papers Used to Export Chicken Feet
HONG KONG - Ten consignments of mostly Brazilian chicken feet intended for pet consumption were exported to Hong Kong using forged health certificates, according to the Centre for Food Safety....
21 September 2017
'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
Egg, Poultry Producer Moves Into E-grocery
MALAYSIA - Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong Bhd is close to buying a stake in a listed logistics company as it seeks to enter the e-grocery and same day delivery business in Malaysia....
Chicken Consumption Higher Than Supply in SA
SOUTH AFRICA - The US has defended its controversial stance on chicken exports to the beleaguered domestic poultry industry, saying chicken consumption exceeded production in South Africa....
Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
ASIA - Radish prices jumped 71 per cent from a year earlier in South Korea last month. In India, prices for tomatoes and onions have doubled from a year ago....
Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
20 September 2017
Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC is advising farmers to be prepared for the impact of increasing interest rates on the value of the Canadian dollar, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - A batch of 215,000 fipronil-tainted eggs has been found in a warehouse and in shops in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, an official said Tuesday....
Fairhill Chickens’ Production Down 25%
ZIMBABWE - Gweru-based poultry producer, Fairhill Chickens’ production has plummeted by more than 25 per cent owing to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu, which broke out in the country in May....
Wake up to British Egg Week
UK - With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week....
PCB Plans Closure of Illegal Chicken Shops
INDIA - The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) has decided to take action against illegal chicken shops operating within its limits which are responsible for creating unhygienic conditions in the area....
19 September 2017
World Hunger on the Rise Again, Says New Report by UN
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition...
Poultry Stocks to Gain from Lower Feedstock Prices?
MALAYSIA - The decrease in corn and soybean prices due to a bumper harvest in the United States, coupled with the slight appreciation of the ringgit against the greenback, will result in cost-saving for the local poultry players....
Taipei Wholesaler Found Selling Insecticide-tainted Eggs
TAIWAN - Random egg samples from a wholesaler in Taipei have been found to contain traces of the insecticide fipronil, and a recall order has been issued to all the businesses it supplies, the city's Department of Health said in a report Monday....
Bulgarian Farms with Fipronil-tainted Eggs Remain Closed
BULGARIA - Three farms where eggs were found with fipronil remain shut down, reports Sega. ...
18 September 2017
Cargill Expands Thailand-based Animal Nutrition Business
THAILAND - Cargill’s animal feed and nutrition business is expanding its capabilities in Thailand by acquiring a feed mill in Prachinburi province in Thailand....
Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
 
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