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20 November 2017
SK to Disinfect All Poultry Farms, Vehicles Following Bird Flu Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will disinfect all poultry farms and vehicles across the country following its first avian influenza outbreak this winter, the government said Monday....
Breakfast Report Shows Caterers Route to 'Eggs-tra' Profit
UK - Eggs are the favourite breakfast choice of consumers when eating out, with 63 per cent choosing them, but caterers are failing to capitalise on the sales opportunity according to a new research report from British Lion eggs....
Egg Prices Up by 40%; Broilers Cheaper by 25%
INDIA - In the last one month, egg prices in the country recorded a huge jump, soaring as much as 40 per cent while the prices of broiler chicken eased 25 per cent during the same time on account of 'added inventory'....
17 November 2017
CCK to Raise Output at Kuching Poultry Abattoir
MALAYSIA - CCK Consolidated Holdings Bhd, Sarawak’s largest integrated poultry firm, will raise the production output of its poultry abattoir in Kuching by one-third under an expansion and upgrading project....
16 November 2017
Irish Study Shows 'Substantial' Health Benefits from Omega-3-enriched Eggs, Chicken
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Enriching eggs and chicken with omega-3 nutrients could potentially have "substantial" health benefits, an Irish academic has said....
Secret Footage Reveals Chickens Boiled Alive at Melbourne Abattoir
AUSTRALIA - A Melbourne abattoir has been allowed to continue operating despite being investigated for possible animal cruelty, after secretly recorded footage showed it boiling chickens alive in its slaughter process....
Measures Put in Place to Ensure Egg Supply Meets Guest Demand
SOUTH AFRICA - According to the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape region, member establishments have put measures in place to ensure they are not affected by the egg shortage caused by the avian flu outbreak....
15 November 2017
USPOULTRY, Foundation Approve $355,000 in New Research Grants
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $355,000 for seven new research grants at five institutions....
US Poultry Producers Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling
US - The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC), and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud the World Trade Organization’s confirmation of a WTO panel finding that Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural...
All Carrefour Eggs Going Cage-Free By 2025, Retailer Says
EU - French retailer Carrefour has announced its commitment to selling only cage-free eggs under its private label brand in Europe by 2025....
14 November 2017
New Water Resistant Paper Egg Trays Excite Farmers
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers participating in the Poultry Show in Abeokuta were excited at the exhibition of water resistance paper egg trays which the manufacturer says is purely made of paper instead of plastic....
Mainland Poultry Sale to Australians to Add Jobs, Upgrade Production
NEW ZEALAND - The sale of Dunedin-based Mainland Poultry to an Australian investment fund has been confirmed by the Overseas Investment Office for a price "exceeding $100 million"....
Italy Faces Potential Egg Shortage Ahead of Christmas
ITALY - Italy is facing a monthly shortage of over 100 million eggs at a time when there is a strong growth in demand, particularly for the preparation of typical Christmas confectionery, Italian farmers association Coldiretti has said....
13 November 2017
China's Inflation on Solid Growth as Economy Stabilises
CHINA - China reported mild consumer inflation growth in October while producer prices posted a strong increase, beating market forecasts....
Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
New 'Sugar-glass' Film Uses Viruses to Kill Harmful Bacteria in Food
CANADA - With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. ...
Egg Prices to Fall within a Month
BULGARIA - Prices of eggs are expected to drop and the market to stabilize within a month. ...
10 November 2017
2.5 million eggs per week from Jamesway machines in Allen Harim’s new $22 million hatchery
Allen Harim officially broke ground on October 25 to begin the construction phase of a new $22 million stateof- the-art hatchery in Dagsboro, Delaware....
09 November 2017
Poultry Industry Hopes Demand will Offset Rising Feed Prices
INDIA - Rising prices of poultry feed are likely to strain margin growth of India's poultry industry after a consistent improvement in operating profit margin for three financial years. ...
07 November 2017
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
Liquid Egg Market Poised for Solid Growth
JAMAICA - Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has given the stamp of approval to the operations of Crafton Holdings Limited, the country's sole manufacturer and distributor of pasteurised liquid eggs....
06 November 2017
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
03 November 2017
NZ Applauds Nestlė's Global Cage-egg Free Commitment
NEW ZEALAND - Nestlė, the world’s largest food company, has announced its commitment to eliminate cages from its egg supply chain worldwide. This policy will be adopted by all of Nestlė’s locations in 189 countries....
Cracks Found in SA's Egg Market
SOUTH AFRICA - The chronic egg shortage shows no sign of easing any time soon, with 23 egg farms affected by the bird flu taking a potential 3.7m eggs a day out of circulation. And there’s a sense things are likely to get worse before they get better....
02 November 2017
EPA Requests More Time Before Poultry Producers Submit CERCLA Reports; USPOULTRY Provides Reporting Guidance
US - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a petition with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia requesting an extension of the current stay of the mandate to submit reports notifying first responders of the release of low...
 
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