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02 August 2017
Gove: UK-US Trade Deal Would Mot Allow Chlorinated Chicken Imports
UK & US - The UK would back out of any trade deal that required it to accept lower standards, such as allowing imports of chlorinated chicken from the US, the environment secretary has said, deepening the cabinet split over the issue....
01 August 2017
Suspected Fake Eggs Sent for Examination; Govt Says Eggs Not Fake
BANGLADESH - Police on Sunday seized a large quantity of eggs which were suspected to be artificial from Patiya upazila of Chittagong and sent them to the court for examination....
Low Quality Feed Slows Chicken Growth, Laying of Eggs
MALAYSIA - Inferior corn and soybean feeds have caused a slow-down in chicken growth and have thereby, affected the production of eggs....
Q2/2017: Czech Poultry Production Up; Beef, Pork Production Down
CZECH REPUBLIC - Beef and pork production in the Czech Republic decreased in the second quarter of the year while poultry production rose, according to figures released by the Czech Statistical Office....
Coalition Supports Nomination of Censky as USDA Deputy Secretary
US - The National Chicken Council this week joined other agricultural organisations in supporting the nomination of Stephen Censky as Deputy Secretary for the US Department of Agriculture....
31 July 2017
US Agriculture Recognises Value of NAFTA
US - Canada's Agriculture Minister says US agriculture recognises the benefits that have been created by NAFTA over the past 20 years, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Hy-Line to Tap Indian Poultry Market
INDIA - US-based layer poultry genetics firm Hy-Line International, which has joined hands with city-based Srinivasa Hatcheries to offer high-yielding birds, expects the partnership to boost its global footprint. Hy-Line has about 50 per cent market share...
Namibia Eases Restrictions on Poultry Imports
NAMIBIA - Namibia has slightly eased its ban on poultry imports from South Africa, despite an outbreak of avian flu there. The amendment is a result of severe shortages of poultry in Namibian markets....
'Tighter Rules Needed on Labelling Chickens,' Warns Producer
IRELAND - Country of origin labelling must be tightened up as many consumers are unaware where their chicken fillets come from, a producer has warned....
28 July 2017
CME: Increased Chicken Inventories Biggest in Ten Years
US - Inventories of meat in cold storage at mid-year were lower than a year ago, except for turkey, according to USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistics Service), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
EU Report Shows More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
Iran’s Per Capita Egg Consumption at 198
IRAN - Each Iranian consumed 198 eggs on average in the last fiscal year (March 2016-17)....
Lidl Portugal Ceases Egg Sales from Caged Hens
PORTUGAL - Lidl Portugal has announced that it is the first retail chain in Portugal to cease the sale of eggs from hens kept in cages....
27 July 2017
US Poultry Industry Weighs in on NAFTA Renegotiation
US - In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a "bonanza for American Agriculture."...
Chlorinated Chickens Overshadow US-UK Trade Talks
US & UK - This week, Britain and the US commenced talks on the potential for post-Brexit trade, though the talks have been overshadowed by concerns in Britain particularly over whether Britain would be forced to lower its food standards to accommodate...
Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
26 July 2017
Dairy, Meat Exports Surge in Ethiopia
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian Meat & Dairy Industry Development Institute reported that the country generated 104 million dollars from meat, honey, wax, fodder products, and milk and dairy exports during the recently ended fiscal year....
Pig Breeding, Chicken Egg Production in EEU States Named as Growth Points
KAZAKHSTAN - The Eurasian Economic Commission declares that pig breeding and production of chicken eggs is the growth points in the agriculture of 2017-2018, reads the draft prognosis of the development of agricultural complex EEU....
25 July 2017
Nangarhar Poultry Farm Industry Growing Despite Problems
AFGHANISTAN - Poultry Farms Union (PFU) in Afghanistan's eastern region said more than 3,000 poultry farms existed in the east, including 2,500 in Nangarhar alone....
24 July 2017
Mercosur Should Seek More Food Exports to China, Says Diplomat
ARGENTINA - The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) should have a bigger share in China's food imports, said Diego Guelar, Argentina's ambassador to China, on Friday....
USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar Looks Beyond Spreadsheets
US - USPOULTRY’s 2017 Financial Management Seminar brought together more than 160 accounting professionals for three days of professional development, education, brainstorming and networking. Attendees learned about a variety of topics including hedging...
Iran Poultry Industry to Receive Finance Through IME
IRAN - Last week (19 July), the first standard parallel SALAM contract for frozen chicken was issued by IME to provide financing for the poultry industry....
Oyo Govt Shuts Down Poultry Farm Due to Environmental Hazards
NIGERIA - Oyo State government has sealed a poultry farm located at 15, Aroromakinde, Zone A, Arulogun Ojoo area, Ibadan, for causing what it called "obnoxious odour" within the community....
MPI Going Rate Makes Mockery of Govt Order Regulating Chicken Prices
INDIA - The Kerala The state government order on chicken prices appears to be a case of a 'holier than thou' attitude in the light of the exorbitant price at which the government-run Meat Products of India(MPI) sells chicken....
IFA Urges Total Contribution Pension System to be Introduced in 2018 Budget
IRELAND - IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Maura Canning has called for the current averaging system to be moved to a total contributions system for the purposes of calculating a person’s Contributory State Pension payment rate in the...
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