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06 October 2017
Ag Cooperative to Launch Broiler Poultry Farm
KAZAKHSTAN - A cooperative of agricultural entrepreneurs will launch a poultry farm in South Kazakhstan, reports the administration of the Tolebi district....
NAFTA Support Within US Key to Keeping Deal Alive
US - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute suggests expressions support from within the United States for NAFTA will be critical in keeping the trade agreement alive, according to Bruce Cochrane....
05 October 2017
IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
IFA Protests Over Livestock, Poultry Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
Morocco Seeking to Export Poultry to EU
MOROCCO - A team of experts from the European Commission (EC) have audited the veterinary services provided by the National Office for the Sanitary Safety of Food Products (ONSSA) to determine whether to allow Moroccan operators to export poultry and...
India Not Complying with WTO Poultry Order, Says Juster
INDIA - India not complying with a 2015 WTO order on poultry import ban is a "troubling issue", the US president’s nominee to be the next envoy to India has said, underlining that if confirmed, this would be one of the top trade issues for him....
04 October 2017
Warming Unlikely to Impact Animal Agriculture in Northeast
US - Climate change will not significantly impair animal agriculture in the Northeast region of the United States, according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, who point out there are many variables in the future scenario they envision....
NAFTA Renegotiation Expected to Get More Difficult Moving Forward
CANADA - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute expects negotiations aimed at updating NAFTA to get more difficult when they move into round four next week in Washington, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Brexit Solutions Must Focus on Trading Relationship with All of UK, IFA Says
EU - Responding to a leaked EU Commission memo suggesting an all-island approach for the agri-food sector, IFA President Joe Healy said that Ireland’s objective in the Brexit negotiations must be the maintenance of the closest possible trading arrangements...
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
US - Starting yesterday (3 October), farmers who wish to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant of up to $2,500 from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
Poultry Output to Fall in 2017 Due to Constraints in Supply Side
SRI LANKA - The growth of poultry production in Sri Lanka is expected to fall down to 3 per cent in 2017 due to limitations in importing the required inputs to expand the industry to cater to the fast growing poultry demand in the country....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
Meat Council Hopeful TPP will Move Forward Without US
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is hopeful the eleven remaining nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will find a way to move forward with the trade agreement without the United States, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Tainted Egg Yolks Found in Mooncakes
TAIWAN - The yolks of duck eggs from two poultry farms in Yunlin County’s Yuanchang Township that were used in mooncakes were found to contain Sudan IV, a toxic chemical dye, use of which in food is banned, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said, adding...
02 October 2017
USPOULTRY Foundation Approves $125,000 in New Avian Influenza Research
US - The USPOULTRY Foundation has approved $125,000 in additional emergency funding to support avian influenza research and communication....
Zimbabwean Govt Suspends Duty on Fertilised Poultry Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of avian influenza in the country....
Construction Underway on Qatar’s Largest Poultry Farm
QATAR - Work on a sprawling QR1.6 billion poultry complex located in "strategic areas" across Qatar is officially underway, Dar Al Rayan Investment Co. has announced....
Massive Projected Increase in Use of Antimicrobials in Animals by 2030
GLOBAL - The amount of antimicrobials given to animals destined for human consumption is expected to rise by a staggering 52 per cent and reach 200,000 tonnes by 2030 unless policies are implemented to limit their use, according to new research....
29 September 2017
The Guardian: Undercover Work Reveals Blood, Sweat, Deceit; 2 Sisters Responds
UK - This summer, two undercover reporters for the Guardian and ITV News were among 2 Sisters Food Group's workforce....
Researchers Target Animal Farming, Meat Intake to Avoid Post-antibiotic World
GLOBAL - A new study by researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) and partners analyzes and describes a comprehensive strategy for preserving antibiotic effectiveness by reducing antibiotic use in farm animals up to 80...
Viet Nam Strives for Chicken Meat Export to EU
VIET NAM - Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam held a working session with Dutch company Jan Zandbergen and some partners exporting livestock products to the European Union....
27 September 2017
CME: Turkey, Chicken Breast Inventories Burdensome Due to Shift in Demand
US - Combined production of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in August was estimated by USDA to be 8.962 billion pounds, 318 million pounds (+3.7 per cent) higher than a year ago and the largest amount of meat protein produced in a given month, according...
Cargill, Faccenda Foods to Combine Fresh Chicken, Turkey & Duck Activities
UK - Cargill and Faccenda Foods on Monday (25 September) agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. ...
Rain Delays Harvest but Improves Conditions for Fall Work
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture reports rain that delayed the harvest across much of the province last week will give crops that have not yet fully matured a final boost and help get fall work moving forward, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Bacon, Chicken Retail Prices Up
US - Higher retail prices for several foods, including bacon, chicken breast, orange juice, sliced deli ham and flour resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey....
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