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21 September 2016
Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
20 September 2016
Saudi Arabia's Poultry Imports to Decline Amid Increasing Local Production
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia's total domestic broiler meat production in 2017 is forecast to increase by 4.4 per cent compared to the estimated production in 2016, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
Brazilian Production Costs for Broilers Fell in August
BRAZIL - Production costs for pigs and broilers fell for the second month in a row in August, according to Brazil's agricultural research institute Embrapa....
19 September 2016
UK Government Sets Targets to Cut Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs, by working together with other countries to create a global strategy to tackle the problem and investing in research to find new antibiotic substances....
CME: US Holiday Turkey Consumption Forecast Lower Than Last Year
US - The turkey market is moving into the home stretch for getting product through the distribution system and in place for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the latest Daily Livestock Report by Steiner Consulting Group....
16 September 2016
Lawsuit Alleges Big Poultry Companies Destroyed Stock to Fix Prices
US – A new class-action lawsuit has alleged big poultry companies, including Tyson and Perdue Farms among others, were engaged in a scheme to fix prices by killing flocks and destroying eggs to limit production....
Latvian Meat Processor Eyes Expanded Output, Higher Sales
LATVIA - Latvia’s meat processor Forevers is aiming to increase its revenues by up to 5 per cent in 2016, the company announced following the release of its improved sales results for last year. To enable this, Forevers is currently implementing a number...
15 September 2016
Historic Chinese Poultry Supply Downturn to Strengthen World Markets
GLOBAL - The global poultry industry is on the road to recovery following recent supply reductions in the US and Brazil, expected lower feed prices and, most importantly, because of the historic market downturn in the Chinese poultry industry, according...
Importance of Antibiotic Resistance in Farming Stressed Ahead of UN Event
GLOBAL - Good farm hygiene and animal health practices can greatly reduce the need to use antimicrobial medicines, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation said in its new Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance....
Canada Invests to Reduce Antibiotics Use in Poultry
CANADA - Thousands of Canadian dollars have been pledged to help the Quebec poultry industry reduce the preventative use of antibiotics....
Debt Concerns Highlighted in Cage-Free Transition Meeting
UK - Debt was highlighted as a key concern for the transition of farms to cage-free egg production, at a recent open meeting from the Ulster Farmers’ Union for Northern Ireland-based producers and packers of eggs produced by hens in enriched colony...
Food Service Giant Compass Group Joins Cage-Free Egg Trend
GLOBAL - International contract caterer Compass Group PLC has announced a global commitment to go cage-free for all its shell and liquid egg supplies by 2025....
14 September 2016
American Farmers Seek More Support as Incomes Remain Low
US - Bolstered by the US's National Farmers Union (NFU) and Farm Aid, 275 family farmers are uniting this week at the US Capitol to ask for emergency assistance and increased funding to address the harsh economic realities brought on by historically low...
Farmland Wildlife in Decline, but Union Says Intensification Not to Blame
UK - Over one in ten species assessed are under threat of disappearing altogether in the UK, according to a new 'State of Nature' report published by a number of organisations, including the RSPB, the National Trust and the World Wildlife Fund....
Further Bird Flu Outbreaks Found in Ghana
GHANA - Three new highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks have been found in Ghana's Greater Accra and Central regions....
Chilean Broiler Producer Saves Energy with Chick Master CC3 Ventilation System
CHILE - One of the leading broiler producers in Chile, Don Pollo, has commissioned a Chick Master CC3 Ventilation System in their hatchery....
13 September 2016
Export Market Improvements to Boost Turkey's Poultry Industry Next Year
TURKEY - Turkish poultry production is expected to stagnate in 2016 because of export difficulties within the region and is expected to slightly increase in 2017, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
12 September 2016
McDonald’s UK Poultry Welfare Research Sheds Light on Smothering
UK - McDonald’s UK has unveiled the results of the second phase of a project examining the impact and causes of smothering in free range laying hens....
08 September 2016
Another Bird Flu Outbreak Found in China
CHINA - A new outbreak of H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in Guizhou province, China....
Standoff over American Poultry Imports to India Continues
INDIA - The impasse over imports of poultry from the United States to India continues despite expectations that trade talks between officials of both countries would end it, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
Poultry Performs on Practicality but Falls on Flavour, Consumers Say
UK - The image of red meat has been undergoing a major positive change with consumers seeing it more and more as 'full of flavour', easy to cook and suitable for any day of the week, according to a survey from the Agricultural and Horticultural Development...
07 September 2016
CME: Chicken Prices Surprisingly High for Season
US - Wholesale prices for chicken breast meat have pushed up to the highest values of the year during the last couple weeks, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Mexican Poultry Farmers Unhappy with Brazilian Imports
MEXICO - Mexican poultry farmers are concerned about tariff-free imports of poultry meat from Brazil, suggesting they are undermining the domestic poultry industry....
06 September 2016
Consumers Support Campylobacter Action
UK - Recent research from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has shown that consumers want the food industry to continue action to tackle Campylobacter on chickens – the biggest cause of food poisoning in the UK....
India Invests to Increase Livestock, Poultry Productivity
INDIA - In order to increase livestock and fishery production in the country while providing livelihood opportunities to farmers, India has earmarked over 1000 crore (10 billion) rupees to fund different projects under various programmes run by the union...
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