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24 October 2018
Brexit report shows bleak outcomes for animal health after leaving the EU
UK - The UK could lose access to vital EU alerts on animal and plant pest and disease threats after Brexit according to report published by Lords Committee...
23 October 2018
China drops ban on rapeseed meal from India
CHINA (Reuters) - Beijing seeks ways to reduce its dependence on US soybeans with India's industry welcoming the move but saying the process is still lengthy; rapeseed futures in India jump on the news...
EU signs Singapore trade deal, urges China to open up
EU (Reuters) - The European Union signed a free-trade deal with Singapore at a summit with Asian leaders on Friday and pressed China to allow greater foreign investment in its economy, but ran into familiar resistance from Beijing over state subsidies...
19 October 2018
Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken products in 29 states
USA - CDC and public health and regulatory officials in several states have been investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Infantis infections linked to raw chicken products. ...
Japan able to export raw eggs to US for first time
JAPAN - For the first time, Japan's fresh eggs can be exported to the United States after a restriction on shipments was lifted on Tuesday, the farm ministry said...
Food systems planning experts say it's time to reflect on local govts' efforts
Governments across the US and Canada have made strides in their food systems planning efforts, with many recognising within the past decade that the issue of food insecurity is just as important as maintaining other public infrastructure like roads and...
18 October 2018
No-deal Brexit potentially catastrophic for farm animal welfare, consumers and farmers, warns RSPCA
UK - Government must prioritise high welfare imports to avoid chlorinated chicken and beef with growth hormones arriving on our supermarket shelves...
16 October 2018
Fair funding for farmers across the UK
UK - Independent panel will look at how funding supports the needs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...
Hurricane Michael devastates Georgia's agricultural industry
USA - Hurricane Michael has devastated Southwest and Central Georgia, right through the heart of Georgia's number one industry...
12 October 2018
World Egg Day: HSI welcomes global progress towards cage-free production
GLOBAL - Friday, 12 October is World Egg Day and while the majority of egg-laying hens in the world are confined to barren cages for nearly their entire lives, Humane Society International (HSI), a global animal protection organisation, welcomes the progress...
RSPCA responds to second reading of Agriculture Bill, animal welfare support
UK - The RSPCA has issued a response to the second reading of the Agriculture Bill which supports animal welfare initiatives...
Canada and EU strengthen ties, create new opportunities for producers and processors
CANADA - Thanks to the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Canadian farmers and food processors are seizing opportunities to diversify trade and contributing to meeting the Government of Canada’s goal of $75 billion...
10 October 2018
Leading food companies form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Companies join forces to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain...
Brazil's BRF says CEO to step down; asset sale push goes on
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA on Monday said its recently named chief executive would step down by mid-2019, adding that it hoped to conclude by year-end asset sales he put in motion as part of a sweeping overhaul...
USDA offers some food safety tips ahead of Hurricane Michael
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael...
05 October 2018
European Parliament: what are the public health, environmental impacts of intensive broiler production?
EU - The European Parliament urges the European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impacts of intensive broiler farming...
Expert panel warns that Brexit trade deals may be the biggest risk to high animal welfare
Future trade deals pose the highest threat to high farm animal welfare standards and protecting British farmers from being undercut by lower standard imports, according to an expert panel at the RSPCA post-Brexit higher welfare debate...
04 October 2018
Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe
RUSSIA (Reuters) - Meat producer Cherkizovo said on Thursday it had found no evidence of safety violations at one of its units which Russia's agricultural regulator said was unsafe and should be temporarily shut down...
03 October 2018
Brazil's powerful farm lobby endorses far-right presidential candidate Bolsonaro
BRAZIL - Brazil's congressional farm lobby, which represents the country's powerful agribusiness sector in both houses, on Tuesday endorsed far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner ahead of Sunday's election...
New trade pact between Canada, Mexico and USA gives greater access to poultry
USA - US President Donald Trump took credit for salvaging a free trade accord with Canada and Mexico. As Fred Katayama reports, financial markets rallied on news of that deal...
France adopts food bill, retailer says will lead to price rise
FRANCE (Reuters) - France's parliament gave final approval on Tuesday to a "field-to-fork" law aimed at raising farmers' income, improving food quality and fighting waste, but opponents say it will push up consumer prices and only benefit retailers...
Canadian broiler farmers relieved over new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
CANADA - With negotiations under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) complete, and despite the fact Canada’s chicken sector is giving up additional access, chicken farmers are relieved that over a year of uncertainty over the future...
Egg Farmers of Canada concerned over USMCA
CANADA - Canadian egg farmers are concerned with the outcome of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which is now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)...
01 October 2018
Shareholders concerned over McDonald's broiler welfare policy
USA - A Trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) wrote a letter to McDonald's chairman of the board and the president and CEO of the company, taking aim at McDonald's ...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
 
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