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23 May 2016
CME: Turkey Hatchery Output on the Rise
US - The USDA-NASS released data earlier last week showing turkey hatchery output is on the upswing, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
11 May 2016
US Challenging China Over Failure to Remove Tariffs on Broiler Meat
US - US Trade Representative Michael Froman has said that the US is mounting a challenge to China at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) because of the Chinese Government’s failure to bring its duties on imports of US chicken broiler products into compliance...
06 May 2016
US Turkey Industry Welcomes Bill on Pilot Programme for Legal Workers
US - The US' National Turkey Federation has welcomed the action of Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to introduce a bill on foreign-born workers in the US, and said it is essential for the turkey industry to allow legal hiring of such workers....
20 April 2016
Mexico's Ban on Arkansas Poultry Products Lifted
US - Mexico has lifted its ban on poultry from the US state of Arkansas, which was imposed during the spring 2015 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks....
18 April 2016
EU Delegation Visits China, Japan to Promote Agri-Food Trade
EU - Phil Hogan, the EU's Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, is visiting China and Japan in the coming days accompanied by a business delegation of more than 60 senior European agri-food executives representing key sectors in the EU trade...
08 April 2016
USDA Provides Millions in Funding for Animal Nutrition Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture has announced funding awards worth $6 million, in grants to institutions looking into farm animal nutrition and growth....
31 March 2016
Farming Nanotechnology Research to Benefit Poultry Industry
US - The US' Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of more than $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities....
22 March 2016
How Do US Agencies Prevent Animal Disease Importation?
US - To keep livestock healthy in all parts of the world, APHIS monitors outbreaks of disease in the United States and abroad....
FSIS to Streamline Food Safety Rules for Pork, Poultry
US - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published a proposed rule that would amend, consolidate and streamline existing regulations for meat and poultry products....
15 March 2016
Information-Sharing Network Prevents Thousands of Foodborne Illnesses
US - Quickly uncovering that different people's food-related illnesses are connected can make all the difference in halting a deadly outbreak....
08 March 2016
Weather Could Have Contributed to Indiana Bird Flu Outbreaks
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released a preliminary epidemiology report for the highly pathogenic and low pathogenic avian influenza cases confirmed in Indiana in January....
01 March 2016
Senators Announce Arrival of First US Poultry to South Africa in 15 Years
US - US Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), co-chairs of the Senate Chicken Caucus, have applauded the news that the first US poultry in more than 15 years has arrived in South Africa....
08 February 2016
New US Rules to Ensure Contractors Get Compensation in Bird Flu Outbreaks
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced a new rule on payouts of indemnity claims for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)....
05 February 2016
No New Infected Flocks Found in Indiana Bird Flu Testing
US - No new flocks have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza in Indiana since 16 January....
01 February 2016
USDA Clarifies Funding for Bird Flu Clean Up, Vaccination
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued updates to its Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Fall Plan....
29 January 2016
New Recordkeeping Requirements for Indiana Poultry Purchases, Sales
US - Last October, in response to the highly pathogenic avian influenza findings throughout the Upper Midwest, Indiana adopted new recordkeeping requirements for Hoosier poultry owners buying and selling birds. At the time, members of the Indiana State...
28 January 2016
IPPE: Poultry Profitability Likely to Benefit from Low Feed Costs in 2016
US - Speaking at the Poultry Market Intelligence Forum at the IPPE event in Atlanta yesterday, analyst Dr Paul Aho from Poultry Perspectives described how commodity price falls had improved margins, but the possibility of recession in China could put...
20 January 2016
US Ag Secretary on Mission to Boost Food Exports to Chile, Peru
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead a trade mission March 14 to March 18 to expand export opportunities for US agriculture in Chile and Peru....
18 January 2016
US Poultry Producers Outline Possible Economic Benefits of TPP
US – US poultry producers used a US International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing last week to both express support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and to highlight mixed experiences with past free trade agreement negotiations....
15 January 2016
South Africa Poultry Import Deadline Set for 15 March
US - A proclamation from US President Barack Obama said this week that South Africa's duty-free access to US markets would be suspended unless the country begins to comply with US demands to import certain meat products....
04 January 2016
Bird Flu-Free Iowa Lifts Poultry Gathering Ban
US - Gatherings of birds at fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales have been reinstated in Iowa from 1 January....
07 December 2015
US Bird Flu Preparations Continue as Wild Duck Infection Confirmed
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) has confirmed the presence of avian influenza in a wild duck, discovered as part of its preparation efforts for potential outbreaks....
04 December 2015
Climate Change Puts Food Security Progress At Risk, USDA Reports
US - Climate change is likely to impede progress on reducing undernourishment around the world in the decades ahead, according to a major scientific assessment released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on global food security and its implications...
Novus International’s Scott Hine Recognised Amongst Top 100 STEM Leaders
US - Novus International, Inc., a leader in animal nutrition through health, announced today their VP of Products & Solutions and Chief Innovation Officer has been recognised as one of the top 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM for 2015, published by STEMconnector®,...
02 December 2015
Ethanol Decision Could Increase Feed Prices for Poultry Producers
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced rules for higher bio-ethanol volumes to be included in fuels, a move that the National Chicken Council (NCC) says will increase feed prices for livestock and poultry producers....
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