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27 August 2015
Mexico Inspecting Brazilian Poultry Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL - Health authorities from Mexico are in Brazil to visit slaughterhouses for chickens and turkeys....
Feed Industry Hits Out at Antimicrobial Reporting Rule
US - The American animal feed industry has hit out at plans by the Food and Drug Administration to require new animal drug sponsors to submit estimates of antimicrobial ingredient sales by species....
26 August 2015
Frustration Grows as US Poultry Still Banned from South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - US poultry producers are growing impatient over continued delays on market access to South Africa for meat products....
25 August 2015
Russia Reports Big Increase in Poultry Production
RUSSIA - Russia has increased its production of poultry by 9.1 per cent in live weight terms, the Ministry of Agriculture has reported....
Leaders Gather in Stockholm for World Water Week
SWEDEN - World leaders, water experts and development professionals have gathered in Stockholm to discuss and jointly find solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises....
24 August 2015
AFRICAN POULTRY WRAP: Southern Africa Woes, North Africa Delight
AFRICA - Power woes hobbling the southern African region are hitting poultry producers in Zimbabwe and Zambia, writes our correspondent on the continent, Tawanda Korombo. ...
21 August 2015
Victoria State Invests in Chicken Meat Production
AUSTRALIA - The government of the state of Victoria have announced $80,000 of investment in the chicken meat industry’s “Chicken Care” programme....
20 August 2015
Policy Should Widen Scope to Fight Food Insecurity, Report Says
EU - Food security policy should be moving towards a much broader landscape, according to a European Commission Joint Research Centre foresight report....
19 August 2015
Soy Feed Production Key Issue in German Talks With South America
GERMANY - Germany's agriculture minister has travelled to South America for talks on enhancing food security, with expansion of non-GM (genetically modified) soy production high on the agenda....
17 August 2015
Poultry Smugglers Change Tack After Nigerian Crackdown
NIGERIA - The Nigeria Customs Service has made further huge seizures of poultry products after the fifth week of the anti-smuggling operation 'Hawk Descend'....
Ireland Launches Pig, Poultry Investment Scheme
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced the opening of a new TAMS II Scheme for Pig and Poultry investments....
13 August 2015
Poultry Smuggling on the Rise in Vietnamese Mountains
VIET NAM - Illegal transport and smuggling of poultry birds have been rising in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, Nguyen Trong Nghia, head of the province's Market Control Department, has said....
12 August 2015
UK Asks for Regionalisation Following Avian Flu Outbreak
UK - The UK has asked trading partners to implement regionalisation following the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Lancashire, to allow exports to be sent from areas free from the disease....
11 August 2015
French Ministers Seek End to Killing of Male Chicks
FRANCE - Thirty-six ministers from all sides of the French government have asked the Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll to end the practice of killing male layer chicks in hatcheries....
Russian Ban on EU Agriculture – 12 Months On
EU - On 6 August 2014, Moscow announced an embargo on imports of a range of agricultural products from the EU, applicable from 7 August. One year on, it is clear that the EU agri-food sector has been remarkably resilient. ...
Nigerian Government Pledges Support for Small Poultry Producers
NIGERIA - Nigeria's Federal Government has pledged support for the local poultry industry....
10 August 2015
Nigerians Still Seizing Huge Poultry Volumes in Anti-Smuggling Campaign
NIGERIA - Nigerian customs officials are still reporting huge seizures of frozen smuggled poultry products, after the third week of anti-smuggling effort 'Operation Hawk Descend'....
EU Calls for Poultry Processing Study
EU - The European Commission has launched a call for tenders for a study on state of play of processing technologies and the absorption of water in poultry meat....
07 August 2015
Mexico Leading the Way on Satellite, Drone Use in Agriculture
MEXICO - Mexican officials say the country is at the 'forefront' of technology use in agriculture and fisheries, allowing a more precise analysis of the sectors....
06 August 2015
UK Farming Unions Call for Price Discussions with Ministers
UK - The UK’s four main farming unions are calling for the four UK farming ministers to hold a joint meeting with them to find solutions to the serious problems currently facing farmers....
Traders Discontented With Ghana Government Bird Flu Response
GHANA - Some poultry product traders have expressed concern about the Ghanaian government’s approach to containing the recent avian influenza outbreaks, which are adversely affecting their businesses....
Responsible Rodenticide Use Encouraged in Ireland
IRELAND - Rodenticides can have negative impacts on a wide range of non-target wildlife, but good practice by farmers can reduce such effects....
04 August 2015
New York State Holds Bird Flu Emergency Response Exercise
US - New York State agencies have held an emergency planning meeting to ensure they are prepared to work together in the event of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) arriving in the state....
03 August 2015
Vaccine Issues Raised at US House Avian Flu Committee
US - US avian flu experts were once again invited to speak at a committee on the the federal and state response to the outbreaks last week, this time in the House of Representatives....
31 July 2015
US Accused of Dumping Chicken in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Poultry producers are considering action against the US for alleged dumping of chicken parts, according to local reports....
 
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