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04 October 2017
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
US - Starting yesterday (3 October), farmers who wish to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant of up to $2,500 from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
03 October 2017
HCM City Retail Outlets Sell Traceable Chicken Meat, Eggs
VIET NAM - Consumers in HCM City can trace the origin of chicken meat and eggs they buy at both traditional and modern retail outlets starting 3 October....
Tainted Egg Yolks Found in Mooncakes
TAIWAN - The yolks of duck eggs from two poultry farms in Yunlin County’s Yuanchang Township that were used in mooncakes were found to contain Sudan IV, a toxic chemical dye, use of which in food is banned, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said, adding...
27 September 2017
Cargill, Faccenda Foods to Combine Fresh Chicken, Turkey & Duck Activities
UK - Cargill and Faccenda Foods on Monday (25 September) agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. ...
14 September 2017
Chinese Firms Buy Leading UK-based Duck Breeder
CHINA - Two Chinese companies have acquired a leading British poultry firm which supplies the breed of the famed Peking roast ducks....
13 September 2017
Hunan Pursues Greener Agriculture
CHINA - Central China's Hunan province is pursuing a greener agriculture through transformation and upgrading of its livestock and poultry industry, according to a waste to resource meeting held in Changsha county on 5 September....
08 September 2017
Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
06 September 2017
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
24 August 2017
Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
SOUTH KOREA - The government will conduct an investigation into chickens throughout the country after some chicken meat has been found to have more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, the agricultural ministry said Wednesday....
18 August 2017
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
17 August 2017
Groups Say Eggs, Chicken Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Two groups of poultry raisers on Wednesday crammed a restaurant that fried chicken built and feasted on its bestseller, along with "balut" (developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell), in a public demonstration intended...
08 August 2017
Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
27 July 2017
US Poultry Industry Weighs in on NAFTA Renegotiation
US - In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a "bonanza for American Agriculture."...
12 July 2017
Identifying, Assessing Risks of Food Contaminants as Early as Possible
GERMANY - Dioxins, mineral oils, perfluorinated substances - not only do people not obtain important nutrients with their food, they also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken up in certain quantities....
03 July 2017
France Confirms H5N8 Bird Flu Case Near Belgium Border
FRANCE - France's agriculture ministry confirmed on Friday a new case of bird flu on a poultry farm in the northern Brillon region, near the French-Belgian border....
05 June 2017
Free Range Poultry Production Rising in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The growing interest in indigenous foods by many Zimbabweans could be the break that local free-range poultry farmers have been waiting for in a market that has been dominated by hybrids....
01 June 2017
DRC Reports First High-path H5 Avian Flu Outbreaks
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently reported its first highly pathogenic H5 avian flu outbreaks, suspected to be the H5N8 subtype, as Italy reported another H5N8 outbreak in poultry, China announced a large H7N9...
23 May 2017
Wild Geese in China 'Prisoners' in Their Own Wetlands
CHINA - In many places in the world, goose populations are booming as the birds have moved out of their wetland habitats to exploit an abundance of food on farmland. ...
18 May 2017
Ruby to Lead Passport Food Safety Solutions' PassTrac Analytics
GLOBAL – Today, Passport® Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced the addition of a new industry professional to lead PassTrac Analytics....
17 May 2017
Study: Economic Ripple Effect of Livestock Operations in Indiana
ANALYSIS - If you've driven through the US state of Indiana, you'll have seen lots of corn and soybean fields. It’s no surprise that it ranks in the top 10 US agricultural states, but what is surprising is that Indiana livestock operations are seeing...
08 May 2017
Church & Dwight Acquires Agro BioSciences
GLOBAL - Church & Dwight Co., Inc., the parent company of Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, is pleased to announce today it has acquired Agro BioSciences™, Inc. of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. ...
05 May 2017
Edible Insects Could Play Key Role in Cutting Harmful Emissions
UK - Eating insects instead of beef could help tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions linked to livestock production, research suggests....
27 April 2017
Iran, Viet Nam Report More H5N1 Outbreaks
IRAN & VIET NAM - The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus struck birds in Iran and Vietnam, as H5N8 outbreaks continue in Europe, including at a large poultry farm in Sweden, according to the latest notifications from the World Organization for...
20 April 2017
Study Ranks Production Attributes Most Important to Consumers
US - For many consumers, buying a gallon of milk is much more complex than finding the preferred fat content and expiration date. They want to know how the cows were treated, what they were fed, whether they received growth hormones or antibiotics, whether...
Nations Pare Back Avian Flu Efforts; Tough New Steps in France
GLOBAL - Some countries hit by avian flu outbreaks over the winter are scaling back some of their response measures as the pace of new outbreaks eases, but farmers in France's southwestern foie gras production were ordered to cull their birds and halt...
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