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06 August 2018
Do not increase line speeds, says a coalition of poultry workers
USA - Twelve national organizations representing poultry workers, worker rights advocates, workplace safety experts, and consumer health advocates sent joint letters on 31 July 2018 urging the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
26 July 2018
Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
13 June 2018
Largest trade show floor ever for 2019 IPPE
USA - The 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will have the largest trade show floor ever in the event’s history...
11 May 2018
Halamid® effective in preventing avian flu
The epidemiological situation in relation to HPAI H5N8 (and for that matter, other subtypes) is constantly evolving. Migratory birds are considered the main cause as surveillance reports show they are infected...
26 April 2018
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil...
21 April 2018
CPF’s cooked duck products eye growth in New Zealand market
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) eyes growth in New Zealand as the premium cooked duck product is gaining popularity among NZ consumers...
19 April 2018
Current house farm bill fails to meet needs of family farmers, says NFU (US)
WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration...
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
12 April 2018
ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will explore the transformative power of ideas and their ability to change the poultry industry
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Poultry producers and industry experts from around the world will gather at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18), held 20-22 May in Lexington, Kentucky, to share ideas and discuss advancements in the industry related to digital...
11 April 2018
Important issues drive agenda for Canada's leading animal nutrition conference
OTTAWA, Ontario, 11 April 2018 - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton...
What’s on the label? Traditionally-harvested vs lab-grown
WASHINGTON – As new, alternative “beef” products make their way onto grocery store shelves, National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging federal officials to establish labelling requirements that better inform consumers about the difference between...
29 March 2018
Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis
UK, 28 March 2018 - The Pirbright institute has developed a single vaccine for both avian flu and duck enteritis...
Midwest Poultry Federation Convention sees record number of attendees
Buffalo, MN, 29 March 2018 - The Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention kicked off a new era in Minneapolis with 609 booths in two exhibit halls, jam-packed education sessions, and registration over the 3,400 mark – an increase over last year’s...
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...
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...
02 February 2018
Maple Leaf Farms celebrates 60 years in the poultry business
LEESBURG, IN, 1 February 2018 – Maple Leaf Farms, a fourth generation family owned poultry company, is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018 with a year-long look back at its history with employees and business partners ...
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
08 January 2018
Two More H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreaks in Gyeonggi, South Jeolla Provinces
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported two further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in farms located in the provinces of Gyeonggi and South Jeolla....
04 January 2018
OIE Reports Further H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in South Jeolla Province
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported yet another outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu....
03 January 2018
High-path H5N6 Bird Flu Detected at South Jeolla Province Poultry Farms
SOUTH KOREA - Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Animal Health Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture has reported two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza at two farms located in South Jeolla Province....
27 December 2017
Taiwan Reports Low-Path H5N6 Bird Flu
TAIWAN - Dr Tai-Hwa Shih, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture in Taipei, has reported two outbreaks of the H5N6 strain of low pathogenic avian influenza at two farms located in Zhushan, a township in Taiwan....
12 December 2017
OIE Reports HPAI Outbreak in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Economic Affairs has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a farm in Flevoland....
All Pork, Poultry Samples Test Positive for E.coli
VIET NAM - Samples of poultry and pork collected from local markets in five southern provinces and cities were reported to be contaminated with the E. coli bacteria due to unhygienic conditions at marketplaces, said Dr Nguyễn Vũ Thượng, deputy director...
29 November 2017
DA to Test Poultry Farm in Nueva Ecija
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has ordered the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to conduct a random test in a poultry facility in Nueva Ecija to confirm the presence of avian influenza in the province....
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