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24 July 2017
Mercosur Should Seek More Food Exports to China, Says Diplomat
ARGENTINA - The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) should have a bigger share in China's food imports, said Diego Guelar, Argentina's ambassador to China, on Friday....
Iran Poultry Industry to Receive Finance Through IME
IRAN - Last week (19 July), the first standard parallel SALAM contract for frozen chicken was issued by IME to provide financing for the poultry industry....
Oyo Govt Shuts Down Poultry Farm Due to Environmental Hazards
NIGERIA - Oyo State government has sealed a poultry farm located at 15, Aroromakinde, Zone A, Arulogun Ojoo area, Ibadan, for causing what it called "obnoxious odour" within the community....
MPI Going Rate Makes Mockery of Govt Order Regulating Chicken Prices
INDIA - The Kerala The state government order on chicken prices appears to be a case of a 'holier than thou' attitude in the light of the exorbitant price at which the government-run Meat Products of India(MPI) sells chicken....
IFA Urges Total Contribution Pension System to be Introduced in 2018 Budget
IRELAND - IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Maura Canning has called for the current averaging system to be moved to a total contributions system for the purposes of calculating a person’s Contributory State Pension payment rate in the...
21 July 2017
Iowa's Gov Reynolds Kicks Off China Farm Mission
CHINA - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is leading a trade mission to China that will feature officials from groups representing the state's major agricultural producers....
Food Production in North Korea Hit by Worst Drought Since 2001
NORTH KOREA - DPR Korea's crop production for 2017, including staple rice, maize, potatoes and soybean, has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, threatening food security for a large part of its population, according to a new FAO...
20 July 2017
Canadian Chicken Industry Further Reducing Antimicrobial Use
CANADA - Following the successful elimination of Category I antibiotics for disease prevention in Canadian chicken production, Chicken Farmers of Canada has established timelines to further its strategy to eliminate the preventive use of antimicrobials...
Study: Health Insurance Costs Threat to Farm Viability
US - According to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor that affects their ability to run a successful...
No Specific Case of Plastic Rice, Sugar, Eggs Detected, Says Govt
INDIA - Allaying consumer fears and belying media reports, the government on Tuesday informed Parliament that no specific case of presence of plastic rice, sugar and eggs had been detected in the country....
Modernised NAFTA Must Work for US Ag, Says AFBF
US - North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations need to protect valuable market gains for US agriculture while addressing remaining challenges in the US's closest international markets, Jason Perdue, a row crop, beef and poultry farmer from York,...
China, US Applaud Comprehensive Economic Dialogue
US - Senior Chinese and US government officials spoke positively of their first Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) in Washington on Wednesday after they reached a wide consensus....
19 July 2017
Animal Health Campaign Helps Support Food Security, Livelihoods in Syria
SYRIA - In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234,000 people has received a strong boost owing to a recently completed animal health campaign led by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...
18 July 2017
US Prioritises Trade Deficits Key in Renegotiation of NAFTA
US - The United States on Monday launched the first salvo in the renegotiation of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying its top priority for the talks was shrinking the US trade deficit with Canada and Mexico....
Recognition of Experience, Competency of Farmers Fundamental to Animal Health Strategy
IRELAND - IFA National Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has welcomed the launch of the National Farmed Animal Health Strategy (NFAHS) 2017-2022 and the Animal Health Surveillance Strategy for Ireland 2016-2021 by the Minister for Agriculture Michael...
17 July 2017
Report Says UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex....
Meat Factory Closed for Repackaging Out-of-Date Chicken
UAE - A meat factory that processed frozen chicken into mortadella and sausages was shut down in Ras Al Khaimah after it was found to be repackaging huge amounts of spoiled and expired chicken for sale....
Kerala Traders Not to Sell Chicken at Rs 87/Kilo
INDIA - The merchants have refused to sell chicken at the government-fixed price of Rs 87per kg and have decided to sell meat at Rs 157 per kg. ...
14 July 2017
Poultry Prices to Soften by 20% in Six Weeks
INDIA - Poultry prices are likely to decline by 20 per cent over the next six weeks due to expectations of weak consumer demand during the ongoing festival season....
13 July 2017
SA Poultry Industry at Risk if Bird Flu Not Contained
SOUTH AFRICA - The recent cases of bird flu outbreak are a first for the South African poultry industry. Unfortunately, it happens at a time when the industry is gearing up for increased production and exports after periods of drought and subsequent high...
Great Opportunity for Canada from TPP Without US
CANADA - The President of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance suggests the prospects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership moving forward without the participation of the United States presents a tremendous opportunity for Canadian agriculture, according...
Kerala Govt Set to Wreck Tamil Nadu Poultry Traders
INDIA - The Kerala government has mooted a plan to wreck the domination of Tamil Nadu traders in the broiler chicken market....
Women Officially Leading the Way in Canadian Agriculture
CANADA - The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame represents the leading lights of the country’s farming industry. What’s so special about this year’s inductees? As Angela Lovell reports, it just so happens they’re all women......
More Cases of H7N9 Reported in Beijing
CHINA - Twenty-seven cases of human H7N9 have been reported to authorities in Beijing so far this year, the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control said on Tuesday....
Ag Groups Write Letter to Trump Administration About Import Restrictions
US - The National Pork Producers Council and 17 other food and agriculture organisations, representing the vast majority of production agriculture, sent a letter to the Trump administration this week, urging it to refrain from placing restrictions on...
 
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