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23 October 2017
Delayed Resumption of Re-negotiations Expected to Favour US NAFTA Supporters
CANADA & US - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says a planned one month break in negotiations aimed at modernizing NAFTA will allow interests in the United States that favor maintaining the agreement time to make their point,...
Turkish Poultry Brand Launched in Oman
OMAN - Hastavuk, a top Turkish poultry brand, has been introduced by Raaya al Jawabri & Partners in Oman. ...
Qatar Poultry Farms Achieve 75% Self-sufficiency Post Siege; Dairy Achieves 47%
QATAR - Qatar has achieved 75 per cent self-sufficiency in poultry and over 47 per cent in dairy production and after the blockade an increase of 25 per cent and 20 per cent was recorded respectively....
Iran Chicken Exports Earn Over $9M
IRAN - Close to 16,000 tons of chicken meat worth more than 312.96 billion rials ($9.62 million) were exported from Iran during the five months to 22 August, figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration show....
20 October 2017
Stunning Labels Stigmatise Many Healthy Foods
US - When customers walk down aisles of grocery stores, they are inundated with labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free, just to name a few. Labels such as these may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many...
Afgri Heads Back to Poultry Business
MOZAMBIQUE - Agricultural investment company Afgri is re-entering the poultry business through its subsidiary Philafrica Foods in a 50-50 joint venture in northern Mozambique....
Almost 2/3 of Western Cape's Egg Layers Culled, Govt Reports
SOUTH AFRICA - Close to two thirds of the Western Cape egg-laying hens have been culled as cases of bird flu continue to increase, the Western Cape's Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Friday....
19 October 2017
FSA Survey Reveals Reduction of Campylobacter in Retail Chickens
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) yesterday published the last set of results from its survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh UK-produced supermarket chickens....
DuPont Probiotic Now Available to European Broiler Producers
EU - Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business unit of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, announced the launch of DuPont™ Enviva® PRO, a three-strain Bacillus probiotic, in Europe. ...
Call for Govt Permission to Import Hatching Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s avian influenza-ravaged poultry can be revived if Government allows more suppliers to import hatching eggs, players in the sector have said....
Economic Community in US Aware, Supportive of NAFTA
US & CANADA - Canada's Agriculture Minister says the US economic community is well aware of the benefits of NAFTA and remain supportive of maintaining the deal, writes Bruce Cochrane....
ISE Foods Seeking to Set Up Advanced Poultry Farm on Pilot Basis
INDIA - Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday informed that ISE Foods, one of world's biggest producers of eggs, is willing to set up an advanced poultry farm in India on a pilot basis....
18 October 2017
CME: Retail Beef, Chicken Prices Close to Prior Months' Values
US - The Department of Labor survey of retail prices across the US economy for September highlighted the rapid escalation of pork prices in recent months, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
NCC Praises USDA’s Withdrawal of Controversial GIPSA Rules
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday announced the withdrawal of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s (GIPSA) interim final rule on competitive injury, and its proposed rule on unfair practices and undue preferences....
Poultry Farmers, Health Ministry Discuss Impact of Styrofoam Ban
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - Representatives from the Ministry of Health are meeting today with the executive of the Antigua and Barbuda Poultry Farmers Association to discuss the impact the ban on styrofoam egg boxes will have on the industry....
Iran's Need to Boost Egg Exports Amid Surplus Production
IRAN - Iran’s egg production constitutes 1.3 per cent of the 70-million-ton global egg production per year, placing the country at 11th place, a deputy agriculture minister said....
South Korean Egg Prices Back Down After Bird Flu Spike
SOUTH KOREA - Omelets should be making a welcome return to South Korean dining tables as a prolonged spike in the price of eggs looks to have finally subsided -- an outbreak of avian flu late last year had seen them skyrocket....
17 October 2017
Stakeholders Discuss Import Regulations for MDM
ZAMBIA - Stakeholders convened in Lusaka to discuss the import regulations for the mechanically deboned meat commonly known us MDM....
Nestlé USA Commended on Commitment to Improve Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its US food supply chain. ...
Action Needed to Educate Public on Value of Trade
CANADA, US & MEXICO - Saskatchewan's Agriculture Minister suggests a better job needs to be done in informing the Canadian, American and Mexican public of the value of trade among the three participants of the North American Free Trade Agreement, writes...
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
Eggheads Smash World Record
UK - Last Friday (13 October), 183 eggheads dipped their toast soldiers in unison to become world record holders. ...
New Partner Funding for Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security
CANADA - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security has announced investments in four innovative new projects that focus on advancing food security in Canada....
13 October 2017
Poultry Producers Doing More with Nutritional, Production Data Thanks to Cargill Software
GLOBAL - Cargill is helping broiler producers transform their nutritional and production data into valuable insights that can help them have a real impact on their profits. ...
BFREPA Delighted by FSA Runny Eggs Announcement
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) says it is delighted with the FSA’s announcement that infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British...
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