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Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Poultry Association Announces New Research Programme
US - The Boards of the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPoultry) and the USPoultry Foundation have announced the creation of a new research programme to address current issues facing the poultry industry. ...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Russian Veterinary Inspection of US Turkey Plants Planned
RUSSIA - Russian vets are scheduled to inspect US poultry farms in October, with aims that include ascertaining the freedom of turkey meat from the beta-agonist, ractopamine....
Friday, September 06, 2013
Turkey Company Gains New Investors, Refreshes Brand
UK - Bernard Matthews Holdings Ltd has announced that it has successfully completed an investment from Rutland Partners to support the growth and development of its turkey meat business. The news follows a million-pound campaign introducing a new logo...
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Cherkizovo Sees Profits Slide
RUSSIA - Integrated meat and food producer, Cherkizovo, has seen its revenue rise by five per cent to US$779.6 million in the first half of 2013 from $746 million in the first half of 2012. ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Broad Approval for UK's Poultry Welfare Assessment Systems
UK - Following an audit earlier this year, the EU Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has broadly approved the country's systems for evaluating the implementation of EU animal welfare legislation for meat chickens and turkeys. FVO commented that the UK ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
EC Endorses Control Measures for Avian Influenza in Emilia-Romagna
EU - A decision confirming the risk areas set up by the Italian authorities in relation to the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry farms located in Emilia-Romagna was today adopted by the Commission. ...
Bird Flu Hits Another Farm in Ferrara
ITALY - The Italian veterinary authorities have reported a third outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a farm in Ferrara province....
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council yesterday (21 August) recognized 92 chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs. The annual...
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. ...
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