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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Early-bird Deadline Approaches for Welfare Conference Registration
CROATIA - The reduced registration rate for the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) International Symposium 2015 ends on Friday 27 February. ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Lisbon Conference Looking at Male Layers, Beak Trimming
PORTUGAL - 'Continuous Improvement of Animal Care' will be the focus of the Business Analysis session at the International Egg Commission (IEC) Business Conference in April....
Monday, February 23, 2015
Call to Government to End Non-stun Slaughter on Day of Parliamentary Debate
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA), supported by the RSPCA, has called on the British Government to end non-stun slaughter on the day of a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition relating to ending non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare....
Farmers Warned to Take Special Care of Livestock During Heatwave
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are reminded to take special care of their stock over the next few days of high temperatures as animals suffer from the heat as well....
Friday, February 20, 2015
Crop Seed, Animal Feed Aid for Drought-Hit Cape Verde
CAPE VERDE - The FAO will provide food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in Cape Verde whose food security and livelihoods are at risk following a sharp fall in crop production due to drought....
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
What Are Your Views on the Critical List of Antibiotics?
ANALYSIS - Agricultural use of antimicrobial medicines produces a source of resistant bacteria that can spread to humans....
Center for Food Integrity CEO to Discuss ‘Big Food’
US - Charlie Arnot, CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, will present, “Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate ‘Big Food.’” The presentation examines the relationship development and pattern of trust that consumers have with food and those who produce...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Early Registration Deadline Ahead for Animal Welfare Conference
CROATIA - Those interested in attending the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) International Animal Welfare Science Symposium in Zagreb in July 2015 are reminded that early registration closes on 1 March....
Monday, February 16, 2015
British Poultry Council Welcomes 13 Harper Scholars
UK - The British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarships scheme at Harper Adams University has attracted 13 new scholars in 2014-15....
Friday, February 13, 2015
Equipment Company Rejects Battery Hen Allegations
INDIA – A farm equipment provider has refuted allegations over being issued high court notice regarding plans for an egg battery farm....
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Court Throws Out Bid to Block New Poultry Inspection Rules
US - A bid to block new poultry inspection regulations and practices in the US has been thrown out by a US district court....
Friday, February 06, 2015
Should CCTV Be Installed in Slaughterhouses?
UK - An all-seeing eye and independent monitoring would ensure the maximum quality of animal welfare conditions in slaughterhouses....
New Legislation to End Welfare Issues for Farm Animals in Research
US - Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill to require much needed protection for farm animals used for agricultural research at federal facilities....
Broiler, Turkey Welfare Research Pre-Proposals Invited
US - USPOULTRY is accepting research pre-proposals for the determination of the interaction of bird density and well-being in broilers and turkeys....
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Government Challenged on Animal Welfare Ahead of Election
UK - Political parties were this week urged to take action on animal welfare and disease prevention as the British Veterinary Association (BVA) President John Blackwell set out the organisation’s 2015 General Election manifesto....
Monday, February 02, 2015
Benchmark Holdings to Acquire Improve International Limited
UK - Benchmark Holdings Plc has acquired the entire issued share capital of Improve International limited, the Swindon-based veterinary continuing professional development provider. ...
Animal Welfare at Slaughter Improves in UK
UK - Animal welfare in slaughterhouses in the UK is improving, according to a recently published survey, which reveals that 96 per cent of slaughterhouses complied fully with the regulations on welfare of the animals....
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
IPPE: When Vaccination Goes Wrong
US – A leading international researcher says that vaccination can make viruses both “hot” and more dangerous, using the example of Marek’s disease in poultry, reports Jackie Linden....
Monday, January 26, 2015
Welfare Rule Doubles California's Egg Prices
US – Intense market debate reignited in California after the cost of eggs doubled as farms realigned to new laws limiting layer bird stocking rates....
Poultry Company Tests New Broiler Bedding Material
US - Last week, Sanderson Farms, Inc. and Thrivez Poultry Bedding hosted an introduction to the Thrivez integrated poultry bedding solution, demonstrating a new, locally-grown and renewable material can help improve bird welfare....
Thursday, January 22, 2015
New Research to be Presented by AB Vista in Sydney
AUSTRALIA - Two new sets of research data are to be presented by Dr Mike Bedford, AB Vista’s Research Director, during the 26th Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS) at the University of Sydney on 8 to 11 February....
Friday, January 16, 2015
Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's....
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Foie Gras Ban to be Taken to Europe
EU - Expressing disappointment about the overturn of the ban on the sale of foie gras in California, Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) says it will appeal against the ruling there and a ban on its production in Europe....
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Promoting Humane Animal Handling, Slaughter in Liberia
LIBERIA - The Humane Slaughter Association has funded a six-month project in Liberia to promote humane methods of slaughter and handling of animals in markets and during transportation....
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Latvian Presidency Urged to Keep Animal Welfare Central to its Priorities
EU - Eurogroup for Animals has launched a Memorandum outlining its position on animal welfare related policies that will be discussed as part of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. ...
 
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