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Monday, September 22, 2014
South America Targets Russian Market
ANALYSIS - The South American meat sector is making a concerted effort to fill the gap in the Russian market left by the ban on imports from the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway....
Increased Concern over Latest Avian Influenza Strain in Southeast Asia
GLOBAL - A recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in Southeast Asia known as A(H5N6) represents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods and must be closely monitored, the FAO said....
Trans-Atlantic Trade Talks Over-shadowed by Chlorine Use for Chicken
GERMANY - The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the United States has been met with criticism and is viewed with suspicion....
President's Council Releases Report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance
US - The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has released a report to the President entitled 'Combating Antibiotic Resistance', saying that committing to combating antibiotic-resistant microbes will support patient care,...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Can Farming Reverse Its Ageing Trend?
ANALYSIS – Agriculture is ageing and more must be done to draw young people into UK food production to meet growing national and world demand....
Odisha Poultry Sector Growing at Over 10 Per Cent Annually
INDIA - Odisha's poultry sector has been growing at over 10 per cent annually, state chief secretary, G.C. Pati said at the Investment Meeting in the Poultry Sector recently....
Newly Expanded Poultry Sustainability Programme in Haiti
HAITI - A new co-operative farm was unveiled this week as part of an expanded sustainability programme supported by Love A Child and backed by the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC)....
Authority Seeking Plan for Poultry Industry
UAE - Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture, has organised a three-day workshop with the aim of devising a national plan for the development of the poultry industry. ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Rosselkhoznadzor Slaps Ban on Poultry Meat En Route to Kyrgyzstan
KYRGYZSTAN - The Federal Agency for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of RF (Rosselkhoznadzor) slaps a ban on bringing a large batch of poultry meat through the Russian Federation, en route to Kyrgyzstan from USA....
Activists Target Pig and Egg Farm
NEW ZEALAND - An animal rights activist has reportedly been arrested ending a political protest at a pig and egg farm near Dunedin....
International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) has applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has lead the US Committee for IYFF and played a key role in having the resolution...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
NFU Outlines Priorities Ahead of 2015 General Election
UK - A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key messages in the NFU’s farming manifesto launched today (Wednesday) ahead of next year’s General...
N14m Frozen Poultry Products Seized and Destroyed in Nigeria
NIGERIA - The onslaught against smugglers by the Nigeria Customs Service continued last week when the special anti-smuggling task force of the Comptroller General, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, intercepted two vans loaded with 2,000 cartons of frozen poultry...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening, Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner for agriculture designate, Phil Hogan....
Further Newcastle Disease Outbreaks in Israel Affect Egg Layers
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of Newcastle disease at poultry farms located in Hazafon....
Farm Bureau Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad
EU - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that would reduce, if not eliminate, government-imposed...
Low Path Avian Flu Virus Detected in Laos
LAOS - The Laotian veterinary authorities have reported the detection of low pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Luangprabang....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end of the financial year....
EuroTier Event to Explore Impacts of Trade Deal on Animal Production
GERMANY - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and will be discussed at EuroTier 2014....
USDA Faces Lawsuit to Stop New Poultry Inspection System
US - US action group Food and Water Watch has filed a suit in the federal court to stop the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules....
Friday, September 12, 2014
New EU Laws on Veterinary Medicines Planned
EU - New proposals have been put forward that will make veterinary medicines more available in the EU to treat and prevent diseases in animals....
Farm Safety Should Be Top Priority Issue, Says Farmers Union
US - In honour of the United Nations’ 2014 International Year of Family Farming, this month National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the importance of being proactive in the area of farm safety. Agriculture is consistently among the most hazardous...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland on Sunday evening saying, “There is a debate going on as part of this great national discussion about Scotland’s place...
FAO Praises India's Agricultural Achievements
INDIA - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), director general, Jose Graziano da Silva has met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh on 8 September 2014. ...
Govt Urged to Act on 'Unjustifiable' Prices of Pork, Chicken
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture alliance Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG) on Thursday called on the National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC) to immediately act on the continuing increase in retail prices of pork and chicken products....
 
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