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02 January 2019
Fears of 'dirty' turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees to a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a the latest briefing paper by leading food policy experts...
01 January 2019
Taiwan's Yunlin County culls 62nd poultry farm in 2018 due to bird flu
TAIWAN (Taiwan News) – After a difficult year for poultry farmers in Yunlin County, another farm was discovered to have been infected with the bird flu virus, leading to prompt action by the local government and the culling of almost 100 turkeys in...
22 December 2018
New US turkey hatchery shows industry’s focus on automation, biosecurity
Between sinking unemployment rates, the challenge of retaining good labour to conduct repetitive tasks and the increasing need to optimise biosecurity, more and more poultry companies are turning to robotics to improve efficiency and production....
11 December 2018
Cherkizovo Group reports increase in poultry sales during November
RUSSIA, 12 December 2018 - Russian meat giant Cherkizovo Group has announced an increase in chicken sales volumes for November 2018...
04 December 2018
Let's tie EU farm grants to better treatment of poultry and livestock
EU - Campaigning MEP John Flack is backing a move to link farm subsidies to animal welfare across Europe...
29 November 2018
A big turnout for the first OX Days about turkey incubation
Turkey incubation is an art of its own and standard poultry conferences often lack depth for turkey specialists. For this reason, we decided to carve out a niche for them and dedicated this special edition of our Operational Excellence Days to turkeys...
23 November 2018
Thanksgiving profit: How much do turkey producers take home on thanksgiving?
USA, 22 November 2018 - Farmers and ranchers take home just 11.3 cents from every dollar that consumers spend on their Thanksgiving dinner meals, according to the annual Thanksgiving edition of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Farmer’s Share publication...
22 November 2018
Minnesota Turkey Growers donate 12,350 pounds of turkey
USA, 21 November 2018 - Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), the nonprofit organisation that represents the state’s turkey farmers and turkey companies, has announced a donation of 12,350 pounds of turkey products to Hunger Solutions Minnesota...
Lack of approved medications continues to stymie welfare-minded turkey producers
Another year, another survey and more long faces on US turkey producers frustrated by the lack of approved, efficacious medications — a problem they rated as the top health issue threatening production....
19 November 2018
Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance
GERMANY, 19 November 2018 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised two symposia dealing with microbial risks in food in November 2018: "Food-associated viruses" (7 November) and "Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain" (8-9...
15 November 2018
Turkey prices reach 10-year low
USA, 14 November 2019 - Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks...
12 November 2018
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
09 November 2018
USDA releases updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report
USA, 9 November 2018 - The forecast for 2018 total red meat and poultry production is lowered from last month as lower beef, pork, and turkey production more than offsets higher broiler production...
02 November 2018
Routine tests identify new case of low pathogenic avian influenza in a Minnesota poultry flock
USA - 2 November 2018: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose a risk to public health or food safety...
26 October 2018
H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Kandiyohi County commercial turkey flock
MINNESOTA, USA: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose risk to public health or food safety...
24 October 2018
USPOULTRY 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar takes a fresh look at rendering advancements, challenges and opportunities
GEORGIA, USA - 23 October 2018: USPOULTRY’s 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar brought together rendering professionals in Nashville, Tennessee, who benefited from presentations and first-hand knowledge on topics addressing areas such as peracetic acid...
There is a false economy of turkey ‘crowns’, says KellyBronze
UK - 24 October 2018: The premium prices for turkey breasts or ‘crowns’ at Christmas means that consumers are effectively paying for the whole bird when buying a crown, according to Paul Kelly, managing director of Kelly Turkeys...
06 September 2018
The world’s largest turkey hatchery
Local officials and turkey farmers gathered in Terra Haute Indiana as the doors were opened on the world’s largest turkey hatchery on August 15....
30 August 2018
Traditional turkey production in a modern world
UK - Paul Kelly and his family have been perfecting the art of rearing flawless turkeys for nearly half a century and have become a household name for producing high quality turkeys for the Christmas season...
20 August 2018
German poultry association demands high prices for poultry meat
GERMANY - Earlier this month, ZDG Central Association of the German poultry industry demanded higher prices for poultry meat to compensate for increased feed costs. German poultry and egg producers say a price increase is not urgent, but it could be in...
17 August 2018
Changing the face of the Australian poultry industry
Australian Eggs and CSIRO have combined forces in a new study designed to change poultry farming practices to match public expectations of welfare and quality...
16 August 2018
Turkey To Go celebrates sixty years at the fair
Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) food stand at the Minnesota State Fair, is celebrating 60 years of selling delicious turkey products to fairgoers...
13 August 2018
USDA provides positive poultry outlook for 2018/2019
The forecast for total meat production in 2018 is raised from last month as increases in broiler production more than offset declines in beef, pork, and turkey production...
08 August 2018
US poultry allowed into Morocco market after 14-year long wait
The USA Poultry & Egg Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) applaud the news announced on 7 August 2018 by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the government of Morocco has agreed...
06 August 2018
Do not increase line speeds, says a coalition of poultry workers
USA - Twelve national organizations representing poultry workers, worker rights advocates, workplace safety experts, and consumer health advocates sent joint letters on 31 July 2018 urging the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
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