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13 September 2017
Iran Exports 6,200 Tons of Eggs in Three Months
IRAN - I ran exported 6,200 tons of eggs to Afghanistan, Qatar and Iraq during the three months to 22 August, the head of the Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said....
Korean Govt to Revise Egg Coding System
SOUTH KOREA - The government will require egg farms to implement a revised coding system that identifies how their chickens are reared and when its eggs are produced, it said Wednesday....
11 September 2017
China's PPI Rises 6.3%; CPI Up 1.8% in August
CHINA - China's consumer inflation picked up in August, driven by higher food prices, while the factory-gate prices also rose, fueled by rising commodity costs....
08 September 2017
USPOULTRY Announces 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award....
China's August Inflation Expected to Rise as Food Prices Increase
CHINA - China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, is expected to pick up in August, with food prices likely to increase....
Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
COA Confirms Chickens to Have H5N8 Avian Flu
TAIWAN - Chickens at two slaughterhouses in Taipei and New Taipei City were confirmed to be infected with the H5N8 avian influenza virus, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said last week....
07 September 2017
HSUS Seeks Cage-Free Status for Pork, Veal & Eggs in California
US - Last November Massachusetts voters approved – by a 3 to 1 margin – a groundbreaking ballot question that will mandate all pork, veal and eggs sold in the Bay State come from pigs, calves and laying hens not confined to ultra-tight quarters. ...
06 September 2017
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
Contaminated Eggs Found in 40 Countries
GLOBAL - Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil have been discovered in 40 countries, including 24 of the European Union's 28 member states, German news agency DPA reported on Tuesday, without citing its sources....
31 August 2017
JBS Commits to Cage-free Eggs
BRAZIL - JBS has committed to purchasing commercial eggs used as ingredients in its products only from farms where chickens are bred without cages. ...
28 August 2017
More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Detected in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Taiwan reported more cases of fipronil-tainted eggs during the weekend....
Hoa Phat Poultry Co Imports High Quality Chicken Breed
VIET NAM - Hoa Phat Poultry Company Limited has imported the first batch of Hyline Brown chicken breed, the world’s most balanced brown egg layer, from the UK-based Hy-Line International....
Nationwide Tests Ordered as DDT Traces Found in Chickens
SOUTH KOREA - The government decided to test every chicken raised on an egg-producing farm nationwide to see if they are contaminated with the insecticide Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), after chickens from two farms in North Gyeongsang were found...
25 August 2017
Turkish Eggs Safe from Fipronil, Ministry Analysis Finds
TURKEY - Following a crisis that began with the finding of the insecticide fipronil in eggs produced in some European countries, Turkey launched a probe into domestic eggs and none of the substance was found....
MPs Slam Handling of Egg Crisis, Say Food Safety Body has Failed
NETHERLANDS - MPs have been highly critical of the way the Dutch food safety body NVWA has handled the growing contaminated egg scandal during a debate with ministers on Thursday afternoon....
China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut
CHINA - Chinese diners may have to wait until 2027 to enjoy nuggets free of a certain antibiotics at McDonald's as the country is not among the markets where the chemical will be banned before that....
24 August 2017
Kenya Lifts Poultry Ban for Three Large Ugandan Export Firms
KENYA - Three large Ugandan firms are set to make millions after they were exclusively allowed to bring poultry products into Kenya....
Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
SOUTH KOREA - The government will conduct an investigation into chickens throughout the country after some chicken meat has been found to have more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, the agricultural ministry said Wednesday....
Italian Police Seize over 90,000 Eggs Infected with Fipronil
ITALY - More than 90,000 eggs contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil were seized by police in Italy, DPA has reported....
23 August 2017
Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Excessive levels of pesticide fipronil have been found in eggs produced at three farms in Taiwan, the island's agricultural authority said on Tuesday....
Chicken Meat with Anthelmintic Residue Found, Lawmaker Says
SOUTH KOREA - Some chicken meat has been found to carry more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, an opposition lawmaker said Tuesday, adding to escalating food safety concerns caused by a contaminated egg scandal....
22 August 2017
Risks Posed by Longer-term Consumption of Foods Contaminated with Fipronil
EU - An average daily intake level was determined for an initial preliminary estimation. ...
21 August 2017
CME: US Broiler Production Forecast Adjusted Down to 0.3%
US - US consumers will have plenty of meat protein options this fall. So far demand has been quite robust, evidenced by the higher year/year prices for many products despite increased availability, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Fipronil in Foods Containing Eggs: Estimations of Maximum Tolerable Daily Consumption
GERMANY - Eggs are used to produce a large number of foods. The proportion varies among the different foods. Generally, a dilution of the fipronil concentration can be assumed for foods produced with the addition of eggs....
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