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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
Urgent Help Needed After Malawi Floods Wreck Farmland
MALAWI, AFRICA - Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food security....
Monday, January 26, 2015
MSD Animal Health Offers New Tools, Services to Poultry Producers
GLOBAL - New customer tools and services from MSD Animal Health are helping poultry producers benchmark, identify and track improvements on their operation. ...
Friday, January 23, 2015
International Poultry Council to Focus on Impact of Avian Flu on Industry
GLOBAL - With increased avian influenza detections around the world wreaking havoc on global poultry trade, the virus will be among the chief topics of discussion when members of the International Poultry Council (IPC) convene in April in Rome, Italy...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Could EU Poultry Meat Exports to Russia Resume?
ANALYSIS - The way could be reopened for the restoration of exports of pork and pig meat products to Russia, and this could be followed by a resumption of poultry meat exports....
China, UK Strengthen Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA & UK - Minister Han Changfu met Elizabeth Truss, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of UK last week when the two sides exchanged views on strengthening bilateral agricultural cooperation....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Where is the Global Poultry Industry Headed?
ANALYSIS - Delair Bolis, Executive Director, Head of Global Poultry Business Unit at MSD Animal Health, shares expectations for the global poultry industry. ...
Friday, January 16, 2015
US Counts the Cost of Chinese Ban on Its Poultry Exports
CHINA & US - As a result of China's ban on imports of all poultry and products from the US on the grounds of spreading avian flu, the US will be forced to send to rendering most of the huge volume of chicken paws (feet) and wing tips that it previously...
Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's....
Friday, January 09, 2015
Near-record Meat Price Index in December 2014
GLOBAL - 2014 is third consecutive year of falling prices as all commodity groups declined except for meat, which approached its record high level....
Monday, December 29, 2014
Brazil Takes Indonesia to WTO over Poultry Trade Bans
BRAZIL & INDONESIA - Brazil is taking Indonesia through the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute procedures because of on-going restrictions on exports of chicken meat and products....
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Growth Forecast for North American Poultry Feed Market
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The North America poultry fed market is estimated to reach more than US$66 billion by 2019, with an annual growth rate of 6.6 per cent....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Changes to US M-COOL Expected Before Canada and Mexico Retaliate
US/CANADA/MEXICO - The president of Paragon Economics expects the U.S. Congress to make changes to Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling before Canada and Mexico impose retaliatory tariffs on imported US products, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Friday, December 05, 2014
FAO Food Price Index Broadly Stable
GLOBAL - Food and Agriculture Organisation's monthly food price index was stable in November, as vegetable oil and grain prices inched up and offset ongoing declines in dairy prices....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
US Appeals WTO Panel Reports in US-COOL Disputes
GLOBAL - The US is to appeal against the decision of the World Trade Organization over the decision on country of origin labelling....
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Ross Association Meeting Highlights Support and Opportunity in Asia
ASIA - The tradition of gathering at the Ross Association to meet, share and update on industry developments was evident to everyone with the excellent attendance of key customers and distributors from the Asian region....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
FAO, OIE Warn of Avian Influenza’s Rapid Spread
GLOBAL - FAO and OIE are urging at-risk countries to step-up prevention efforts through increased biosecurity as they warn the new avian influenza virus's spread to Europe threatens the poultry sector, especially in low-resourced countries....
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Industrialisation Should Not Come at Expense of Agriculture, Says FAO Head
GLOBAL - Industrialisation can be an important tool for poverty and hunger reduction but should not come at the expense of agricultural development, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
Monday, October 20, 2014
Support for South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
WTO Rules in Favour of US over Indian Ban on US Poultry Imports
US & INDIA - A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has ruled in favour of the US in a case following a ban by India in 2007 aimed at preventing imports of US chicken into the country on the grounds of preventing avian influenza....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
CME Group Cuts Workforce by Five Per Cent
US - As part of its recently announced restructuring, CME Group said it will reduce the company's global workforce this week by roughly five per cent or about 150 positions. ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Weekly Overview: South America Steps in to Meet Russian Food Demand
SOUTH AMERICA & RUSSIA - Delegations from Argentina and Brazil have been visiting Moscow lately to explore the opportunities to boost their trade with Russia for poultry products and other foods....
Demand Growth for Protein Brewing in Russia, China, Africa
ANALYSIS - The demand for pork and poultry continues to grow in countries like China and Africa, and the food ban from Russia has created an opportunity for Brazil to export even more protein, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor. ...
Monday, September 22, 2014
South America Targets Russian Market
ANALYSIS - The South American meat sector is making a concerted effort to fill the gap in the Russian market left by the ban on imports from the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway....
 
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