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14 November 2018
Brazil's JBS: chicken sales drop while beef remains strong
BRAZIL, 13 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil-based food company JBS SA on Tuesday posted a narrower than expected quarterly loss on the back of a strong performance by its Seara processed foods and Brazil beef divisions, and resilience in certain of its...
Tyson reports lower consumer demand for chicken in US
USA, 13 November 2018 - (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc reported quarterly sales on Tuesday that missed Wall Street estimates, as the top US meat processor was hit by lower demand for chicken...
Egg production declines while chicken sees moderate gains in Turkey
TURKEY, 14 November 2018 - The Turkish Statistical Institute has released its findings on egg, broiler and turkey production in September 2018, reporting growth in broilers slaughtered but a slight decline in eggs produced...
13 November 2018
Brazil's BRF turnaround will take at least 2 years, says CEO
USA, 12 November 2018 (Reuters) - Investors will not see the results of a turnaround in Brazil's BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, in the short term, the company's chief executive officer Pedro Parente told Reuters on Monday...
Trump's trade war plunging demand for chicken as cheap pork fills the shelves
USA, 13 November 2018 (Reuters) - Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce US pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home...
12 November 2018
UK poultry farmers "petrified" by a trade deal with the US
UK, 12 November 2018 - Investing in innovation and catering to consumer demand has helped the poultry industry become successful, but challenges including a lack of certainty surrounding Brexit and issues sourcing labour could undermine the industry’s...
Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production...
09 November 2018
Vulnerable group advice helps serve up strong egg sales
UK, 9 November 2018 - A year on from a change in official advice, which said that everyone including those classed as vulnerable groups (mums to be, young children, and the elderly) can now enjoy eggs however they want, provided they are produced to British...
A market-ready method for gender identification in hatching eggs
GERMANY, 8 November 2018 - On 8 November 2018, the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, together with Dr Ludger Breloh, SELEGGT Managing Director and Jan Kunath, Deputy CEO of REWE Group, presented in Berlin the now market-ready...
USDA releases updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report
USA, 9 November 2018 - The forecast for 2018 total red meat and poultry production is lowered from last month as lower beef, pork, and turkey production more than offsets higher broiler production...
07 November 2018
Russia, China agree requirements for frozen poultry supplies
MOSCOW, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Russia plans to start supplying frozen poultry to China by the end of 2018, the government said on Wednesday, ending several years of waiting for meat producers to gain access to the major market...
Imported eggs will force Western Australian farmers to close
AUSTRALIA, 7 November 2018: Western Australian egg farmers say eggs sold in some major supermarkets are now imported from the eastern states and their industry is struggling to survive on a number of fronts...
06 November 2018
Brexit and beyond: a strong future in animal health
Mixed emotions were felt at the 2018 NOAH Brexit conference on Tuesday last week (30 October) as animal health industry representatives gathered to discuss the post-Brexit future...
NOAH purpose expanded in new strategy
NOAH’s new 5 year strategy was outlined at the association’s 2018 Dinner in London on 30 October...
05 November 2018
Minister MacAulay's agricultural trade mission to China could create opportunities for Canadian processors
CHINA - Canada and China are working to build a stronger relationship to create good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for citizens in both countries...
Ukranian poultry producer MHP among those affected by Russian sanctions
MOSCOW - 1 November 2018: (Reuters) - Russia imposed financial sanctions on Ukraine's political elite on Thursday, freezing the Russian assets of hundreds of politicians and officials along with dozens of businesses owned by Ukrainian businessmen...
Poultry prices down 11 percent in Algeria
ALGERIA - 31 October 2018 (Reuters): Algeria's annual inflation fell to 4.7 percent in September from 4.8 percent the previous month after a slight decline in price of some foodstuffs, official figures showed on Wednesday...
Compassion in World Farming launches first European EggTrack report
EU - Compassion in World Farming announced their first European EggTrack report which shows the progress companies are making towards ending the use of cages for laying hens...
International action to address antimicrobial resistance in animals
MOROCCO, 31 October 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted global leaders in animal health from the private and public sectors and civil society to discuss new ideas and solutions to the global rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...
02 November 2018
Canadian government announces new working group for poultry, egg sectors
CANADA - 2 November 2018: Canadian farmers and food businesses are vital to the country's prosperity, creation of good jobs, growth of the middle class, support for rural communities and high-quality products being brought to Canadian consumers' tables...
Food prices dipped in October
GLOBAL - International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said today...
01 November 2018
Broiler prices hit unprecedented high in Tamil Nadu
INDIA - 1 November 2018: Broiler prices in Tamil Nadu have hit an unprecedented high with dressed meat at more than ₹200 a kg in the retail market, driven by a spike in wholesale prices....
31 October 2018
Farmers aim to end Britain’s obsession with large eggs
UK - 31 October 2018: Farmers are asking British consumers to eat a range of egg sizes rather than always reaching for a box of large eggs...
Cal-Maine completes acquisition of egg production assets
USA - 31 October 2018: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc has finally closed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Featherland Egg Farms, Inc, relating to its commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and sale business...
Union hits road to determine future agricultural policy for Scotland
SCOTLAND - 31 October 2018: NFU Scotland is taking to the road as it seeks the views of its members on what a new agricultural policy for Scotland should include...
 
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