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20 February 2019
Scientists think lab-grown meat could be worse for climate than flatulent cattle
UK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scientists and companies working to grow meat from animal cells will need to minimise energy use and avoid fossil fuels if claims that cultured meat is better for the climate than real meat are to hold true, researchers...
15 February 2019
OIE reports that antibiotics are still being used to boost animal growth
According to reporting by Thomson Reuters, farmers in 45 countries still use antibiotics to boost animal growth...
Wastewater treatment challenges in the poultry and egg industry addressed at IPPE
IPPE panel discussion focused on worker safety regulations, pathogen evaluations and solutions for wastewater...
RSPCA reveals shoppers could be buying meat from animals that were not stunned before slaughter as UK Government releases delayed figures
UK Government responds to the RSPCA and BVA's call for delayed slaughter figures to be released to the public...
13 February 2019
Scientists use machine learning to identify the source of salmonella contamination
Quickly identifying the source is key to stopping outbreaks of foodborne illness...
12 February 2019
Griffiths Family Farms aims to lead the UK barn (cage-free) revolution
Griffiths Family Farms are investing in new laying and rearing facilities in anticipation of major UK retailers and food services removing colony eggs by 2025 ...
11 February 2019
Spotting salmonella could be twice as quick
New research using viruses that infect salmonella bacteria could halve the time it takes to detect the foodborne pathogen...
United Arab Emirates suspends poultry imports from Kuwait due to bird flu
Birds and poultry from KUWAIT are prohibited from entering the UAE...
08 February 2019
Shares of Brazil's BRF dive as cash-raising effort falls short
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA on Thursday fell short of raising 5 billion reais at the end of an asset sale program, causing shares of the world's largest chicken exporter to drop by almost 5 percent....
07 February 2019
Cobb leaders take on new roles to prepare for company’s continued growth
USA - To better prepare for the company’s continued growth, Cobb-Vantress announced new roles for several key executives around the world last week....
Cobb releases new management guides and supplements, enhances academy programme
USA - Cobb-Vantress announced the release of new management guides and product supplements as part of the company’s enhancements to its Cobb Academy programme....
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Visit us at IPPE Atlanta, Georgia USA to hear about the latest genetic advancements at Hy-Line....
Brazilian chicken exporter BRF sells units to Tyson, postpones debt reduction
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA has agreed to sell its units in Europe and Thailand to Tyson Foods, valuing them at $340 million, but postponed a debt reduction, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
05 February 2019
Poultry in The Bahamas is about to get a big investment
BAHAMAS - If The Bahamas is to ever meet its own 150 million-pound demand for white meat, close co-operation between the government and the poultry industry is vital, said the next big innovator readying itself to enter the market, propelling the nation...
01 February 2019
Tyson recalls chicken nuggets on possible rubber contamination
USA (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc is recalling some chicken nuggets it manufactured because of possible contamination with rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said late on Tuesday 29 January 2019...
30 January 2019
Poultry producers seek payment by weight, not by classification
IRELAND - IFA’s Poultry Chairman Andy Boylan has called on retailers to pay poultry producers for their products by weight, not by classification...
25 January 2019
Americans to eat more than 1.3 billion chicken wings for Super Bowl
USA - National Chicken Council calls on President Trump to declare day-after Super Bowl a national holiday...
Tyson Foods to deliver 85 tons of chicken to federal workers during shutdown
USA - Tyson Foods plans to donate more than 85 tonnes of food – or more than 685,000 meals – to the Washington, DC area to help those in need, including federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown...
24 January 2019
Brazilian poultry firm BRF aims to restore Saudi exports in three months
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian poultry processor BRF said on 23 January it expected to restore chicken exports to Saudi Arabia to previous levels in three months after one of its plants lost its certification to export to the Middle Eastern country...
23 January 2019
Saudi Arabia trims list of authorised Brazil chicken exporters
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has barred five Brazilian chicken processing plants from exporting to the Middle Eastern country, leaving 25 with valid export permits, Brazil's meat trade association ABPA said on Tuesday, citing "technical" reasons...
19 January 2019
Hazardous meat and poultry recalls nearly double, according to new report from US PIRG
USA - Increasing food recalls show flaws in current food safety system...
18 January 2019
US, China may resume chicken trade
USA (Reuters) - Tensions may be subsiding between China and the US as indicated by a recent report suggesting that poultry trade may resume between the two nations...
16 January 2019
Brazil's 2018 halal food exports may hit $5 billion
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian halal food exports grew about 10 percent in 2018, the country's largest halal certification firm said on Tuesday, despite fallout from a food sector scandal and a truckers' strike that disrupted meat production last year...
14 January 2019
Chickens flying off the shelf at 19 sen each in Alor Setar
MALAYSIA - Chicken for only 19 sen (USD$0.05) sounds quite unbelievable but in Pekan Simpang Empat, Alor Setar, that was exactly the price offered by a poultry seller on Saturday, reported Sinar Harian...
Exports of Brazilian chicken meat reach 4.1 million tonnes in 2018
BRAZIL - Brazilian chicken meat exports reached 4,100 million tonnes in 2018, reports the Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA)...
 
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