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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Indian Advocacy Body Seeks Ban on Antibiotics in Poultry
INDIA - New Delhi-based research and advocacy think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), is seeking a ban on antibiotic growth promoters in the poultry industry and other measures following the publication of a report into antibiotic residues...
More Farm Animal Welfare Inspections in UK Last Year
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) inspected more farms in the UK in 2013 to assess animal welfare than the year before....
Injunction Against Country of Origin Labelling Struck Down
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson has issued a statement after receiving news of the District Court of Appeals’ en banc decision on a challenge to enforce Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) by multinational meatpackers and foreign...
Antibiotic Ban Petition Supported by Green Party
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the routine use of antibiotics in farmed animals....
Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernisation...
New Livestock Land Transport Laws Enforced from 1 August
AUSTRALIA - The six month grace period for new livestock transport requirements introduced in January expires this Friday....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Government Commits to Online CAP Application Assistance for Farmers
UK – Help is at hand for producers worried about the new electronic system for Common Agricultural Policy requirements, farming minister George Eustice told the National Sheep Association Event today....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Mexico Ends Special Measures on Avian Salmonellosis
MEXICO - The government animal health authority has announced an end to the national campaigns against Avian Salmonellosis and Classical Swine Fever as part of a campaign to reduce the burden of regulation on agribusinesses....
Farm Union Launches Review of Livestock Inspections
UK - The National Farmers Union has been selected by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) as one of two trade association and business representative groups to lead a review of red-tape under the Business Focus on Enforcement Initiative....
Russia Considers Ban on US Poultry Imports in August
RUSSIA - Russia is considering imposing restrictions on poultry imports from the United States due to an outbreak of salmonellosis, the assistant of Mr Alexey Alexeenko, head of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor),...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Food Safety Body Launches Investigation into Poultry Plants
UK - The British Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched investigations and audits into poultry plants at the centre of a food hygiene row published in a national newspaper....
Irish Poultry Hygiene Controls Strongly Criticised by EU
IRELAND - An audit by EU veterinary inspectors has strongly criticise food safety in small plants monitored by local authorities...
Phasing out of Antibiotics in Feed to Remain Voluntary
US - The Court of Appeals has overturned lower court rulings that compelled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold hearings on antibiotic use in animal feeds....
EU, FAO Partner to Help Flood-Affected Serbian Farms Rebuild
SERBIA - The European Union will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Government Boosts Research for Canada's Chicken Industry
CANADA - Member of Parliament Brad Trost, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, has announced an investment of up to C$275,000 to the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan to undertake a research project on disease control in the Saskatchewan broiler...
Nigerian Customs Seizes Poultry Products in Seme
NIGERIA - Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has seized prohibited frozen poultry products worth five million naira (NGN) along bush paths used by smugglers around the border between Nigeria and Benin Republic....
Poultry Association Provides Subsidy on Poultry Products in Ramazan Bazaars
PAKISTAN - The Chairman of the Pakistan Poultry Association (NZ) Raza Mehmood Khursand has stated that the Pakistan Poultry Association is providing subsidy on poultry products in Sasta Ramazan Bazaars directly to the vendors....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia plays an important role in Tanzanian agriculture....
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
BRF Confirms Legal Trading
BRAZIL - BRF (formerly Brasil Foods) denies any wrongdoing in its trading practices following the merger of Sadia and Perdigão....
Decree for Fines for Animal Health, Feed Penalties Released
VIET NAM - The report provides un-official translation of Vietnam Decree 119/2013/ND-CP, dated 9 October 2013, promulgating the Regulation on Administrative Penalty in the Field of Animal Health, Livestock Breeds, and Animal Feeds. The Decree entered...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Virginia Govenor Happy to Send Chicken to China
US & CHINA - Poultry producers in Virginia are once again anticipating robust returns after product shipments to China resumed on Thursday (17 July) after a seven-year hiatus....
IPPE Selected for 2015 International Buyer Programme
US - The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been named one of 24 companies nationwide to participate in the Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Programme. ...
Poultry Genetics Project Receives Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural innovation and their commercial viability....
Australian Farmers Welcome Carbon Tax Repeal
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers have applauded the Coalition Government for delivering on its election promise to repeal the carbon tax....
Egg Council Seeks Moratorium on Loans to Poultry Farmers
INDIA - The National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) has appealed to the Government to grant a one-year moratorium on payment of interest and loans availed by poultry farmers....
 
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