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04 October 2017
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
US - Starting yesterday (3 October), farmers who wish to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant of up to $2,500 from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
HCM City Retail Outlets Sell Traceable Chicken Meat, Eggs
VIET NAM - Consumers in HCM City can trace the origin of chicken meat and eggs they buy at both traditional and modern retail outlets starting 3 October....
Clamp Down Coming on Egg Vendors
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - Any vendor and/or farmer caught selling eggs that have not been stored at the right temperature will find themselves in trouble with public health officials....
Tainted Egg Yolks Found in Mooncakes
TAIWAN - The yolks of duck eggs from two poultry farms in Yunlin County’s Yuanchang Township that were used in mooncakes were found to contain Sudan IV, a toxic chemical dye, use of which in food is banned, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said, adding...
02 October 2017
Zimbabwean Govt Suspends Duty on Fertilised Poultry Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of avian influenza in the country....
Construction Underway on Qatar’s Largest Poultry Farm
QATAR - Work on a sprawling QR1.6 billion poultry complex located in "strategic areas" across Qatar is officially underway, Dar Al Rayan Investment Co. has announced....
29 September 2017
No Fipronil-Contaminated Chicken Meat on Bulgarian Market
BULGARIA - There is no fipronil-contaminated chicken meat on the Bulgarian market, the Food Safety Agency said late on Thursday through the Agriculture, Food and Forestry Ministry's press office....
27 September 2017
Bacon, Chicken Retail Prices Up
US - Higher retail prices for several foods, including bacon, chicken breast, orange juice, sliced deli ham and flour resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey....
26 September 2017
Research Demonstrates Importance of Eggshell Cuticle Plugs
CANADA - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, in which researchers demonstrated the importance of eggshell cuticle plugs....
PEW Calls for Promotion of Poultry Industry
PAKISTAN - The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said that the poultry industry should not be burdened with additional taxes so that it can progress....
25 September 2017
USPOULTRY Releases Sixth Video in Series Highlighting Poultry, Egg Farm Environmental Stewardship
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a sixth video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The video features one of USPOULTRY’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners, Bullard Farms...
Caged Poultry Items Unsafe for Humans, Research Shows
INDIA - Caged poultry products, which are widely used in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), are dangerous for human consumption....
Federation Says Farmers Face Financial Ruin Switch to Cage-free
NEW ZEALAND - Nearly three quarters of eggs sold are from caged chickens and egg farmers are calling on supermarkets to continue selling them....
Korean Egg Consumption Rises Ahead of Chuseok Holiday
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's egg consumption has increased ahead of the long Chuseok holiday, retail industry data showed Sunday....
22 September 2017
Waikato Could Soon Have Biggest Egg Factory Farm in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, wants to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato....
21 September 2017
'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
Egg, Poultry Producer Moves Into E-grocery
MALAYSIA - Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong Bhd is close to buying a stake in a listed logistics company as it seeks to enter the e-grocery and same day delivery business in Malaysia....
Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
ASIA - Radish prices jumped 71 per cent from a year earlier in South Korea last month. In India, prices for tomatoes and onions have doubled from a year ago....
20 September 2017
Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - A batch of 215,000 fipronil-tainted eggs has been found in a warehouse and in shops in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, an official said Tuesday....
Wake up to British Egg Week
UK - With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week....
19 September 2017
Poultry Stocks to Gain from Lower Feedstock Prices?
MALAYSIA - The decrease in corn and soybean prices due to a bumper harvest in the United States, coupled with the slight appreciation of the ringgit against the greenback, will result in cost-saving for the local poultry players....
Taipei Wholesaler Found Selling Insecticide-tainted Eggs
TAIWAN - Random egg samples from a wholesaler in Taipei have been found to contain traces of the insecticide fipronil, and a recall order has been issued to all the businesses it supplies, the city's Department of Health said in a report Monday....
Bulgarian Farms with Fipronil-tainted Eggs Remain Closed
BULGARIA - Three farms where eggs were found with fipronil remain shut down, reports Sega. ...
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