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03 December 2014
Bird Flu Outbreaks on Two of Canada's Poultry Farms
CANADA - Avian influenza of the H5 subtype has been confirmed at two farms in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia....
27 November 2014
Could Eating Turkey Save Your Life?
US - The biological machinery needed to produce a potentially life-saving antibiotic is found in turkeys. ...
26 November 2014
Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations on how to properly prepare a turkey to make sure yours is both delicious and safe to serve....
Hormel Reports Sales up Six Per Cent for the Year
US - Hormel Foods Corporation has reported record performance for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 and full year. Its turkey division, Jennie-O Turkey Store, had profits up 45 per cent for the quarter and 23 per cent for the year....
25 November 2014
Good Quarter for Cherkizovo Despite Market Volatility
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group demonstrated strong nine-month and third quarter results, according to the company's CEO, despite market and currency volatility. A new acquisition has increased its market share in poultry meat by two percentage points....
Chile's Poultry Meat Production Down Three Per Cent
CHILE – Meat imports rose last month as meat production tightened in Chile, says a ministry report....
24 November 2014
Turkey Genome Map Approaches Completion
US - The turkey genome sequencing project is providing an important tool for the poultry industry and basic research....
19 November 2014
Tyson Sees Income Rise as Chicken Sales Increase
US - US meat and food processing giant Tyson Foods has seen net income rise from $778 million last year to $864 million in 2014....
17 November 2014
Moy Park Invests in Biomass Technology
UK - Poultry meat and food processor, Moy Park, has got financial backing for new biomass technology and long term biomass fuel supply to improve sustainable fuel efficiency....
13 November 2014
Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Up This Year
US - Thanksgiving holiday food shoppers will find adequate supplies of turkeys but at higher prices, depending on the type and whether grocers pass the increases on to customers or eat the loss themselves, a Purdue University agricultural economist says....
New Branding for ‘Slow to Grow / Quick to Cook’ Turkey
UK - A new range of promotional material – and a brand new website – will promote KellyBronze turkeys this Christmas as a product of ‘one of the slowest farming methods in the world’....
07 November 2014
New Strain of Avian Influenza Detected in German Poultry
GERMANY - With a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed at a turkey farm in northern Germany, a whole range of measures have been introduced to control the spread of the virus....
28 October 2014
Texas Turkey Farmer in Farming and Ranching Competition Final
US - The winner of the USPOULTRY Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award has been announced as a finalist for the 'Next Faces of Farming & Ranching' competition....
24 October 2014
CME: Reductions in Stocks of Frozen Meat and Poultry
US - Stocks of frozen meat and poultry in US cold storage warehouses remained constant during September and finished the month 8.8 per cent lower than one year ago, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
23 October 2014
Bachoco Reports Strong Performance in Third Quarter
MEXICO - Commenting on the company's third-quarter results, just published, Industrias Bachoco's CEO reports that stable supply and lower costs in Mexico and the US contributed to higher profits and gross margin than a year ago....
“YouTube-Proof” Topic for Discussion at 2015 IPPE
US - The Market Intelligence Forum is returning to the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
21 October 2014
New Tool Aims to Cut Environmental Impacts of UK Turkey Industry
UK - At an event in London yesterday, 20 October, a new tool to assess the environmental impacts of turkey production was unveiled, paving the way for future reductions, reports Jackie Linden. ...
CME: Wholesale Turkey Prices Deemed Excellent
US - The turkey business struggled mightly in the wake of the 2012 crop, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
16 October 2014
Date, Location Set for 2015 International Turkey Conference
UK - The Turkey Science and Production Conference 2015 will be hled from 11 to 13 March at the usual venue near Chester....
14 October 2014
High Costs Blamed as North Carolina Turkey Plant Closed
US - Historically high meat costs have brought the announcement of the closure of House of Raeford's turkey cook plant in Rose Hill, North Carolina as the company focuses on chicken products....
08 October 2014
Quarterly Earnings Fall for Cargill
US - Cargill has reported earnings down sharply for the latest quarter but its animal nutrition group reported a moderate increase and the meat division performed strongly, according to the company's CEO....
07 October 2014
AVEC Announces Changes in Organisation at General Assembly
FRANCE - a.v.e.c., the association representing the poultry meat industry in the EU commemorated its 57th General Assembly in Marseille from 2 to 5 October 2014 with a gathering of an unprecedented number of participants; more than 160 delegates representing...
03 October 2014
Dutch Bird Flu Case Contained
NETHERLANDS – The site of a low pathogenic avian influenza outbreak has been cleansed and disinfected and awarded disease free status with no news of further outbreaks....
01 October 2014
Salmonella: Reducing Pre-harvest Prevalence and Load
US - Reducing the prevalence and/or load of the pathogen in poultry flocks prior to processing helps to control salmonellosis, says Diamond V....
26 September 2014
Gold Awards for Golden Turkeys
UK - Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) are a membership of over 50 turkey producers in the UK, producing in excess of 165,000 turkeys to high welfare standards, on family farms, specifically for the Christmas market....
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