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28 December 2017
Bahrain Bans Poultry Imports from Saudi Arabia
BAHRAIN - The Kingdom has banned poultry imports from Saudi Arabia amid a reported bird flu outbreak there in the past week....
Thailand Exports More Chicken Meat in 2017
THAILAND - Thailand exported 790,000 tonnes of chicken meat in 2017, up from 743,000 tonnes in 2016, said Kukrit Arepagorn, Manager of the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association. ...
Chicken Prices in Karachi at Par with Beef Rates
PAKISTAN - Chicken prices have almost come at par with veal and beef rates owing to the city government’s frequent increases in official prices, thus giving a free hand to stakeholders to fix prices at their whims....
27 December 2017
UAE Bans Poultry Imports from Saudi Arabia Following H5N8 Bird Flu Outbreak
UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Sunday a ban on poultry imports from Saudi Arabia following a reported outbreak of a bird flu in the Saudi capital of Riyadh....
Iran's Livestock, Poultry Products Exports Up 7%
IRAN - Exports from Iran’s livestock and poultry industry during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (21 March-21 November) increased by seven per cent compared to last year’s same period....
Rwanda to Triple Poultry Production in Five Years
RWANDA - Rwanda seeks to enhance poultry meat production from 30,000 tonnes per year as of 2016, to 100,000 tonnes within the next five years....
Govt Allocates $24m as Compensation for Chicken Farmers
IRAN - The government has allocated 1 trillion rials ($24 million) as compensation to chicken farmers for the massive losses caused by the recent outbreak of avian flu across the country, Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday....
Giant Japanese Producer Aims to sell 4B Eggs a Year in India
JAPAN - Japan's largest egg producer, Ise Foods, is teaming up with Suzuki Motor in a joint venture to launch major egg production operations in the enormous Indian market, aiming to selling 4 billion eggs annually, about 5 per cent of India's current...
Egg Prices Dip on Supply Boost in Kolkata
INDIA - Egg prices in Kolkata's (West Bengal) wholesale markets have come down as supplies have picked up and demand in some pockets of India have not gone up as anticipated. The drop has pulled down retail prices of eggs at markets across the city....
22 December 2017
Price Hike Rocks Armenian Egg Market
ARMENIA - In recent days, egg prices in Armenia’s supermarkets started growing because of a shortage of eggs in the country, Zhoghovurd (People) reported on Thursday referring to economy entities. ...
Jamaica Broilers Commissions US$2M Pellet Mill
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) officially commissioned into operation a third pellet mill at its Old Harbour, St Catherine Best Dressed Feed Mill last Thursday....
21 December 2017
Collective Bargaining Authorisation for Chicken Growers
NEW ZEALAND - The Commerce Commission has granted authorisation to allow members of the Waikato - Bay of Plenty Chicken Growers Association Incorporated to collectively bargain with Inghams Enterprises (NZ) Pty Limited....
Chicken Suppliers Accused of Price Fixing; Six Weeks Given to Defend Themselves
SINGAPORE - Thirteen fresh chicken distributors accused of price fixing have been given six weeks to defend themselves after new evidence was unearthed....
Various Chicken Brands Recalled Due to Fear of Metal Fragments
UK - Greencore, as precautionary measure, is recalling various brands of Chicken and Bacon Caesar Wraps because they may contain metal fragments which could present a safety risk. ...
Iran Among Biggest Chicken Producers
IRAN - Iran produces over 2 million tons of chicken annually, standing among the biggest producers of chicken in the world, deputy agriculture minister Hassan Rokni said....
Tanzania Reports Inordinately High Chicken Feed Costs
TANZANIA - Despite the exemption of value-added tax (VAT) on locally-produced animal feeds, inordinately high prices appears to be the case in Tanzania....
20 December 2017
2 Sisters Food Group to Publish Data on UK Poultry Audit
UK - In an attempt to boost transparency, the 2 Sisters Food Group has revealed plans to publish data on all inspections and audits in its manufacturing plants....
Cattle, Poultry Prices Rise in Karamoja Ahead of Christmas
UGANDA - The prices of cattle, goats, sheep and chicken in Karamoja sub-region have tripled a head of Christmas season....
Poultry Gets Hormone Taint; Organic Way Needs Official Stamp
INDIA - Organic chicken and mutton have become the new buzzwords after scientists have found growth-promoting hormones and antibiotics being used at regular caged poultry farms....
19 December 2017
Copa and Cogeca Welcome Progress on Brexit Negotiation
EU - Copa and Cogeca welcome progress made and the green light given by European leaders at a Summit in Brussels for talks on the UK’s future relationship with the EU....
Record Levels of Poultry Consumption in 2017
NEW ZEALAND - Fresh chicken sales are soaring higher than the mercury currently with the highest levels of consumption seen by the Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ)....
Risk of 'Dirty' Turkey After Brexit if UK Strikes US Trade Deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a new briefing paper by leading food policy experts....
Poultry Farming Under Threat
BANGLADESH - Increasing prices of poultry chicken, poultry feed, medicines and other items in the last six months are worrying around 2,000 poultry farmers in the district as they are incurring losses due to that....
Saudi Arabia Lifts Import Ban on Poultry, Eggs from Four Countries
SAUDI ARABIA - The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has lifted a temporary ban on importing poultry and eggs from four countries due to highly pathogenic avian influenza....
14 December 2017
Dutch Food Safety Board Being Sued for Egg Scandal Negligence
NETHERLANDS - Dutch farming organisation LTO is taking the food safety board NVWA to court, claiming it was negligent in the way it handled the contaminated egg scandal earlier this year....
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