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31 October 2008
Tyson Completes Wastewater Pre-treatment System
US - Tyson Foods marked the completion of a new wastewater pre-treatment system at its Monett poultry processing plant with a special ribbon-cutting event attended by community leaders on 28 October. ...
29 October 2008
CSIRO: Reduction in Biotechnology Predicted
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s CSIRO Livestock Industries and its partner, New Zealand’s principal pastoral food research institute, AgResearch, have predicted the global financial crisis could significantly reduce investment in biotechnology and agricultural...
23 October 2008
OIE: Implementing Global Welfare Standards
GLOBAL - The Second OIE Global Conference on Animal Welfare, held in Cairo, Egypt (20-22 October) rallied support from all World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Members and partners for worldwide implementation of animal welfare standards worldwide...
22 October 2008
World Poultry Show at EuroTier
GERMANY - A record and international meeting point for the poultry sector is promised by the show organisers. ...
14 October 2008
Reverse Underspend on R&D, Says Science Campaign
UK - Reverse the current trend in under-spending for research and development in agricultural science is the call going to Government from the National Farmers Union today as it launches 'Why Science Matters' campaign....
06 October 2008
Food Safety Shutdown: The End of FARAD
US - Despite extensive efforts by America's veterinarians to convince the US Congress, the US Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Drug Administration to provide long-term funding, a critical food safety resource is permanently shutting down. ...
Animal Cruelty Bill in Arkansas Likely
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS - Attorney General, Dustin McDaniel, is drawing up an animal cruelty bill, which he hopes everybody can support, the president of the Poultry Federation told a joint meeting of House and Senate Agriculture Committees on 3 October....
29 September 2008
Majority of Campylobacter Cases Come from Animals
GLOBAL - Dr Wilson of Lancaster University in the UK and colleagues have published a paper investigating the source of Campylobacter jejuni in human patients. From DNA analysis, they concluded that chickens, cattle or sheep were the source of 97 per cent...
19 September 2008
FDA Draft: GM Animals Under the Microscope
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have released a guidance document which is intended to clarify its regulatory authority in the field of genetically modified (GM) animals, as well as the requirements and recommendations for producers of...
EC Proposes New Slaughterhouse Rules
EU - The European Commission (EC) says new legislation is needed to improve animal welfare at European slaughterhouses. One area of concern is electrical stunning of chickens using a water-bath. ...
18 September 2008
Reaction to S. Korea's Ban on Feed Antibiotics
US - The Pew Charitable Trusts of USA has issued a statement on South Korea's ban on using certain antibiotics in animal feed....
15 September 2008
'Crazy' EU Rules Decimate Irish Poultry
IRELAND - Sales of chicken are booming, but the Irish poultry industry is in a state of crisis because of 'crazy' EU rules....
12 September 2008
Europa Clarify EU Animal Health Strategy
EU - Europa have recently released a set of questions and answers to clarify the action plan for the implementation of the EU animal health strategy....
09 September 2008
Minister Releases Statement on US COOL Rule
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz issued a statement on 8 September as the Government of Canada tabled its official comments on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding its recently published interim final rule on implementation...
04 September 2008
Government Committed to COOL for Poultry
IRELAND - Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), said that the Government remained committed to the principle of country of origin labelling for...
02 September 2008
Poultry Farms Threatened by Rising Costs and EU Rules
UK - Many poultry farmers are on the brink of abandoning the industry in the face of soaring costs and the prospect of new regulations imposed by the European Union....
19 March 2008
Pfizer Acquires Genomics Companies
NEW YORK, US - Pfizer Animal Health today announced it will acquire two market-leading livestock genomics companies. ...
10 March 2008
National Breeders Roundtable Set for May
ATLANTA - The 57th Annual National Breeders Roundtable is to be held on 8-9 in St Louis....
05 March 2008
National Standing Committee Launched For Farm Animal Genetics
UK - Defra on Tuesday launched the National Standing Committee designed to encourage the sustainable use and protection of the nation’s rich diversity of livestock breeds. ...
21 December 2007
Tracking Down Cloned Livestock
US - The nation's leading livestock cloning companies announced today a tracking program using a supply chain management system that will allow food companies to identify cloned animals when they move into the food processing chain....
06 December 2007
Genetic Markers Trace Meat from Farm to Fork
BARCELONA - Scientists at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, have developed and validated an identity test that can be used to confirm the breed and origin of meat from farm animals. ...
05 August 2005
Manure Workshops, Field Days Offer Management, Marketing Information
NEBRASKA - A series of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension workshops will teach producers the value of manure for crop production and management and marketing opportunities....
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