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Thursday, August 15, 2013
Nisin-CO2 Combination Controls Listeria in Turkey Sausage
US & LIBYA - Researchers have found that the addition of nisin to a turkey sausage product, together with carbon dioxide in the packaging controlled the foodborne pathogen, Listeria, for 42 days of refrigerated storage....
Thursday, August 08, 2013
New Pedigree Hatchery Gears up for UK and Export Growth
UK - The opening of the new pedigree hatchery at Danbury this summer marks the completion of a five-year expansion for FarmGate Hatcheries' turkey breeding programme....
Monday, August 05, 2013
Closure of House of Raeford Turkey Plant Leads to Layoffs
US - Last week, the House of Raeford Farms closed its turkey slaughter plant in North Carolina. The closure led to 950 employees being laid off. ...
Friday, August 02, 2013
Researchers Reveal Clostridium's Secrets
FINLAND - New research reveals that there is wide variation in the Clostridium perfringens isolates found in commercial turkeys in flocks with and without necrotic enteritis. ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Register for International Poultry Council Meeting
SWITZERLAND - Registration is open for the International Poultry Council (IPC) conference in Geneva from 10 to 12 October 2013....
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Maple Leaf Sells Turkey Growing Business to Ernald, Cuddy
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has announced definitive agreements to sell its turkey growing operations to Ernald Enterprises and Cuddy Farms....
Thursday, July 18, 2013
CME: Near-record for Beef, Pork Prices; New Record for Composite Chicken Prices
US - USDA estimates of retail meat and poultry prices for June, which were released on Monday, indicate a new record for the composite chicken series and near-record for three other key items, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Turkey Trends up Among Australian Consumers
AUSTRALIA - A new mealtime trend is emerging across Australian households as grocery buyers recognise the health, nutritional and taste benefits of turkey as an alternative dinner protein, according to Steggles, Australia’s leading poultry brand....
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Cherkizovo's Turkey Complex under Construction
RUSSIA - Russian poultry processing giant Cherkizovo Group has announced that a unique turkey breeding and processing complex is under construction in Pervomaysky District. ...
Monday, July 01, 2013
Salmonella Reduced in Turkey Field Trial with Original XPC
US - Original XPC helps reduce Salmonella in turkey field trial, reports Don McIntyre, PhD, PAS, Director for North American Poultry Research & Technical Service with Diamond V....
Asda Launches PoultryLink Seven Crop Contracts
UK - UK supermarket chain Asda has launched PoultryLink in conjunction with processor and grower Faccenda - a scheme designed to provide greater security in the supply chain. ...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Study Examines Effects of Gene Expression on Turkey Meat Quality
US - Researchers have found differences in gene expression associated with pale, soft exudative (PSE) meat in turkeys, leading to the prospect of breeding programmes to eliminate this meat quality issue in future. ...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Breeding Consortium Appoints De Geus as Director
NETHERLANDS - Dr Bernard de Geus has been appointed Director of the Breed4Food consortium....
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
New Chairman Elected for USAPEEC
US - Charles von der Heyde, president of Pilgrim’s of Mexico, has been elected chairman of the board of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) for 2013-14....
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
2 Sisters Linked to Bernard Matthews Deal
UK - The UK’s largest chicken processor, 2 Sisters is reported to be considering a bid for the troubled turkey business, Bernard Matthews. ...
Monday, June 10, 2013
NFUS: Scottish Shoppers Duped by Misleading Labelling
UK - Scottish shoppers looking to support Scottish farmers are being misled into buying imported produce as a result of ineffective rules around product labelling....
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Wild Turkey Damage to Crops, Wildlife Mostly Exaggerated
US - As populations of wild turkeys have increased, the number of complaints about crop damage has also increased. ...
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
CME: Total Meat, Poultry Production Down Due to Memorial Day
US - Total meat and poultry production was, quite logically, sharply lower than in recent week’s due to last week’s Memorial Day holiday but the week’s total output of 1.636 billion pounds was 5.6 per cent larger than last year, write Steve Meyer...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Three Newcastle Disease Outbreaks Across Israel
ISRAEL - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported three new outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Haifa, Hamerkaz and Hadarom, wherein backyard chickens, 34-week-old table egg layers and 7-week-old turkeys have been afflicted....
Monday, May 20, 2013
Study Examines Bacteria, Resistance in Retail Meats
US - Raw poultry and beef are potential reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, according to a new study from Tennessee State University....
Friday, May 17, 2013
Antibiotic Resistance Study Finds Differences between Member States
EU - The European Union Summary Report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2011 from EFSA and ECDC has found some significant national trends in resistance levels in isolates from animals and...
House of Raeford Focuses on Chicken Business
US - House of Raeford is to close its turkey growing and processing facilities in eastern North Carolina in July. ...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Ariztia Chooses Pas Reform for New GP Hatchery in Chile
CHILE - Chile’s Agricola Ariztia, one of the country’s largest poultry producers, has commissioned Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies for the supply and installation of a new Grand Parent hatchery in Lagunillas (near Casablanca). ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Taste of Success for Kelly Bronze
UK - The Kelly Bronze turkey has won the Taste of Excellence Award at the Pig & Poultry Marketing Awards at the London Marriott County Hall by the River Thames. ...
Monday, May 13, 2013
US Poultry Meat Bodies State Their Case over Exports to EU
US - Three national poultry industry bodies say they are seeking a negotiated outcome concerning proposed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement that will provide real market access to the European Union for US poultry....
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