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24 April 2015
Defining, Demonstrating Sustainability in the Poultry Industry
US - A leading poultry scientist says that the US poultry industry has already set high standards for sustainability, according to Zoetis....
23 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food and feed. ...
CME: Turkey Prices Remain Strong Despite Bird Flu
US - With more cases of HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) cropping up, there is growing concern about the impact that it may have on livestock markets going into the spring and summer, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
22 April 2015
Delay in State Help for Minnesota's Turkey Farmers
US - A dispute is expected to slow down a payment of $893,000, which has been approved by the State Senate in Minnesota for the state's turkey sector, hit hard by recent outbreaks of bird flu....
21 April 2015
Germany Focuses on Farm Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German agriculture department has launched a new initiative to make animal welfare a high priority....
Political Parties Commit to Food and Farming
UK - Long-term commitments to British food and the acceleration of high-speed broadband roll-out are among the promises made by the UK's political parties in their recently published manifestos. ...
20 April 2015
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found that the majority are safe and the levels of contamination have remained stable....
17 April 2015
FAO Supports Yemeni Farmers as Conflict Escalates
YEMEN - Amidst escalating conflict at a crucial time in the country’s cropping season, almost 11 million people in Yemen are severely food insecure and millions more are at risk of not meeting their basic food needs, the FAO said....
16 April 2015
Improved Efficacy Test for Newcastle Disease Vaccines
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed an improved Newcastle disease virus (NDV) vaccine evaluation procedure that could be used to select better vaccines to treat the disease....
USDA Revises Safe Ingredients List for Meat, Poultry and Egg Production
US - USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a revised directive updating the list of safe and suitable ingredients used in the production of meat, poultry and egg products. ...
15 April 2015
Should the EU Allow Insects as Sustainable Animal Feed Source?
EU - European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins for food consumption and animal feed, said insect producers at a meeting in Brussels formally establishing the International...
14 April 2015
Consultations on Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets
UK - Three consultations covering the UK and the EU's approach to future GHG emissions reduction have been issued. All will have implications for agriculture....
13 April 2015
NFU Lobbying Against Beak Tipping Ruling Ahead of Election
UK - In the run-up to the General Election, the NFU is lobbying against a ban on beak tipping, due to come into force in 2016....
10 April 2015
VFDs Are Coming to the US Poultry Industry
US - "Are you ready for the Veterinary Feed Directives?" asks Zoetis....
China Files Dispute with EU over Poultry Product Tariffs
CHINA - China has filed a dispute against the European Union with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over tariffs on poultry meat products....
09 April 2015
New Feed Rules: Write it Down or It Didn't Happen
US – New rules to strengthen food safety and industry practice are being analysed by America’s animal feed industry as preparation for the new regime....
07 April 2015
Top Poultry Plant to Make Way for Houses in Bahrain
BAHRAIN – The country’s leading broiler unit faces relocation so a new housing development can be built in its place....
02 April 2015
NZ$7.8 Million Allocated for Sustainable Farming Projects
NEW ZEALAND - 29 new projects have been approved for NZ$7.8 million in new funding over four years through the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF), Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced....
Efficacy, Safety Confirmed of Feed Enzyme for Poultry
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion on Novus International's CIBENZA® EP150 feed additive as a zootechnical feed additive for poultry....
01 April 2015
Farmers Union of Wales Unveils Election Priorities
WALES, UK - The Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) has released its general election manifesto, highlighting the importance of agriculture to the economy....
Time-out on Trade Talks and Global Negotiations Stall
GLOBAL - Talks at the World Trade Organization over food safety and animal and plant health as part of the on-going trade negotiations have come to an impasse....
31 March 2015
NOAH Calls for Evidence-based Decisions on Future Legislation
UK - The UK industry body for veterinary medicines, the National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) has called for backing for the EU regulations and changes that will increase availability of medicines for animal health and welfare....
French Poultry Farmers Receive Final Exceptional CAP Payment
FRANCE - A €15-million exceptional aid package for the poultry sector has been paid out to French farmers....
US COOL Changes Rejected by NFU
US - The National Farmers Union in the US has urged the government not to discuss laws changing Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) until after a World Trade Organisation ruling on the matter....
30 March 2015
South Korea HPAI Cases Continue into 2015
SOUTH KOREA - The government continues with efforts to control High Pathogen Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry farms....
 
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