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16 March 2018
South Korea adopts regionalisation policy, limiting potential restrictions on US poultry exports
WASHINGTON, DC, 16 March 2018 – The US poultry and egg industry heralds the announcement that South Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has adopted a regionalisation policy, which will prevent a countrywide ban on US exports to...
13 March 2018
Organic livestock standards rule withdrawn to detriment of family farmers and the organic label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
02 March 2018
Lack of medications, veterinarians hamper turkey industry
The US turkey industry continues to be hampered by a lack of approved efficacious drugs, according to a 2017 survey. Since 2005, four medications have been withdrawn, leaving the industry without any recourse to treat colibacillosis, blackhead and other...
15 February 2018
Russia actively increasing the export of poultry meat
The Russian poultry industry has been developing rapidly during the last several years, leading to a significant increase in its poultry meat production and satisfaction of the country's domestic needs for this product...
13 February 2018
Aviagen Group to participate at the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP)
Aviagen to feature chicken and turkey breeding programs and genetics expertise at New Zealand conference....
23 January 2018
250,000 chickens per day: what could happen if NAFTA disappears
Reuters reports on what might happen if NAFTA talks collapse between Canada, the US, and Mexico....
17 January 2018
CME: Red meat, poultry export and import forecasts for 2018 unchanged
US - Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2017, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
10 January 2018
New colour reference book from AAAP helps pinpoint avian diseases
A new tool for identifying avian diseases from the American Association of Avian Pathologists....
09 January 2018
28 December 2017
CME: Cold Storage Chicken Supplies Remain Heavy
US - The supply of red meat and poultry in cold storage is higher than a year ago but the drawdown in stocks during November suggests demand remains in good shape, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 December 2017
Record Levels of Poultry Consumption in 2017
NEW ZEALAND - Fresh chicken sales are soaring higher than the mercury currently with the highest levels of consumption seen by the Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ)....
Risk of 'Dirty' Turkey After Brexit if UK Strikes US Trade Deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a new briefing paper by leading food policy experts....
08 December 2017
CME: US Poultry Exports Continue to Struggle in 2017
US - USDA’s Economic Research Service posted their monthly international trade data (they calculate carcass weight equivalents for meats and ready to cook weights for poultry from data compiled by the Foreign Agriculture Service), reports Steiner Consulting...
28 November 2017
CME: Total Chicken Inventories 11.7% Higher Than a Year Ago
US - The combined inventory of beef, pork, chicken and turkey at the end of October was 2.430 billion pounds, 5.2 per cent higher than a year ago and 11.5 per cent higher than the five year average, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
22 November 2017
44 million ‘respectable’ birds on the menu this Thanksgiving
If one of America’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin, had his way in the late 1700s, the turkey would have been the US national bird instead of the bald eagle — a majestic but imposing raptor that Franklin thought had a “bad moral character.”...
Finding Real-Life Solutions to Growing Food Waste Epidemic
US - The US is now in the biggest week of the year for eating. One estimate shows Americans will spend nearly three billion dollars on Thanksgiving dinner food in 2017....
20 November 2017
Study Shows Turkey Waste May Have Future as Fuel for Heat, Electricity
ISRAEL - While turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity....
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....
14 November 2017
Arkansas Food Security, Nutrition Gets Boost from Cargill Turkey Donation
US - This holiday season, Cargill is working with three Arkansas food banks to provide local families with their Thanksgiving turkey. The donation of 120,000 pounds of whole Honeysuckle White® turkeys will serve well over 100,000 people and will be distributed...
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...
01 November 2017
Made in Malawi Incubators Boost Poultry Industry
MALAWI - Lilongwe-based company Incubators Malawi says it aims at achieving a more developed way of poultry farming....
27 October 2017
Brand Leads Way in Food Transparency; First-ever Traceable Turkeys This Thanksgiving
US - For the first time beginning this Thanksgiving, consumers will be able to trace Honeysuckle White® brand turkeys from a family farm to their table. ...
26 October 2017
USPOULTRY Research Programme Reaches $30M in Funding
US - US Poultry & Egg Association’s (USPOULTRY) research program has passed a noteworthy milestone. ...
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
05 October 2017
Keeping Birds Healthy While Following Good Biosecurity Best Practices
US - Industry leaders from around the world recently gathered in Nashville for the 2017 Live Production, Welfare and Biosecurity Seminar....
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