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17 July 2018
SaladStop! joins global cage-free egg movement
GLOBAL - SaladStop!, Asia’s leading healthy food chain, is joining the global cage-free movement with a commitment to use exclusively cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025...
16 July 2018
Hy-Line distributor opens world’s largest layer hatchery
Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, recently commemorated the grand opening of the world’s largest layer hatchery by Huayu Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd., named the Huayu International Poultry Incubation Center. ...
12 July 2018
Virulent Newcastle disease alert
USA - Additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease were found in backyard birds in San Bernardino County and Riverside County on 10 July 2018...
11 July 2018
¿Hablas español? New livestock veterinary training teaches students to communicate with their clients
USA - Colorado State University has launched a new undergraduate certificate in “Spanish for Animal Health and Care” to make sure students in veterinary and animal science fields are equipped to communicate after they graduate and begin working with...
10 July 2018
Clear Labs unveils NGS-based platform for routine pathogen testing
USA - Clear Labs launches NGS-based food safety platform for high-volume routine pathogen testing...
Grand Hyatt Singapore and Andaz Singapore announce cage-free egg initiative
SINGAPORE - Grand Hyatt Singapore and Andaz Singapore announced on 09 July 2018 their commitment to switch to a 100 percent cage-free egg (shell and liquid) supply chain by 2025 or earlier...
09 July 2018
Bureau story triggers historic decision to cut antibiotic use in Mumbai
The Bombay High Court in Mumbai has ordered veterinary drug stores across the state to stop selling antibiotics for use on livestock unless the farmer has a prescription, to prevent the growing problem of drug resistance. Madlen Davies, The Bureau of...
RSPCA must “step up to the plate” to help free range producers meet new perching rules, says BFREPA
UK - The chief executive of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association has called on RSPCA Assured to help its members meet new hen perching requirements...
New Dutch egg safety report shows need for higher standards
UK - Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food safety standards...
04 July 2018
CoBank quarterly economic outlook – trade war takes a toll on ag economy
USA - CoBank reports from Denver; discussing how new tariffs dampen the outlook for sectors across the agricultural economy in the US...
Investing in innovation in Canada’s egg industry
CANADA - Investment made in Canadian egg industry to improve welfare, efficiency...
03 July 2018
Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby has warned...
02 July 2018
IPPE Insights: Novus Int. offers gut health solutions that impact performance
Gut health continues to be a hot topic in the global poultry industry. ...
29 June 2018
Big brands lead Nestlé push for higher chicken welfare standards in Europe
EU - Nestlé will help improve the welfare of millions of chickens used for food in Europe through its leading food brands 'Herta', 'Buitoni', 'Wagner' and 'Maggi'...
28 June 2018
Carbon dioxide shortages in the UK: What do we know so far?
As carbon dioxide shortages continue to affect the UK's meat industry, we've taken a look at what we know so far and how the poultry industry will respond over the coming weeks...
27 June 2018
Room to breathe: California voters to decide whether hens, pigs and calves get more space
USA - Secretary of State Alex Padilla today announced that an initiative is eligible for the 6 November 2018, General Election ballot...
26 June 2018
Egg Industry Center funds new research
IOWA, USA - The Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University has awarded three new research grants totalling $212,918, bringing its total for egg research funding to more than $1 million since 2013...
25 June 2018
Design an environment for 100 layers with NFU Education
UK - The NFU is today launching its Farmvention competition which aims to get primary school children designing and creating their own food and farming products...
22 June 2018
New office holders elected by the British Egg Industry Council
Andrew Joret has been re-elected as Chairman of the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), following the Annual General Meeting of the Council on 19 June...
Compassion’s Awards celebrate continual drive for global farm animal welfare
GLOBAL - The winds of change continue to blow across the world’s most influential food companies as more and more recognise the need to take farm animal welfare seriously...
19 June 2018
VIV Europe 2018, hall 12: The Smart World of Big Dutchman!
Digitisation in the poultry house – and much more....
14 June 2018
"Hens in trees": A visit with the Lakes Free Range Egg Company
We visited the impressive Lakes Free Range Egg Company this week - we were impressed by more than just the views...
13 June 2018
New opportunity for arable farmers: Grow your business with free range chickens
UK - Traditional Norfolk Poultry, a leading producer of free range chickens in the UK, has chosen the Cereals event in Cambridgeshire this week to launch its latest project to offer arable farmers a new opportunity for diversification...
UK processors call for imported egg testing as further fipronil issues surface on the continent
UK - Following last year’s fipronil scandal involving millions of eggs, many of which were processed, British Lion Egg Processors are disappointed that another major incident has been reported with eggs originating from the Netherlands...
NFU launches #YourHarvest to raise profile of arable sector
The NFU has today launched a new campaign to celebrate the contribution the arable sector makes to the nation’s economy, food supply and environment...
 
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