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26 June 2017
PFA to Bring Poultry Farms Under Licensed Network
PAKISTAN - In order to address the concerns of general public regarding the adverse effects of poultry on human health, the Punjab food Authority has decided to bring poultry farms under its licensed network....
22 June 2017
Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme
US - As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens....
19 June 2017
Canadian Farmers, Processors Committed to Animal Care
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada and the Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council maintain that the actions of employees at Elite Farm Services Ltd., portrayed in a video that was aired last week across national media, are shocking and reprehensible....
16 June 2017
Poultry Conference to Review Challenges, Best Practices for Professionals
US - – The 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry is scheduled for 14-16 August at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida....
15 June 2017
Chicken Council Asks for Suspension of USDA Organic Rule
US - USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) delayed implementing the final rule for organic livestock and poultry welfare standards from 19 May to 14 November 2017, citing a federal freeze on new regulations until the administration conducts further...
14 June 2017
Queensland's Third Largest Egg Producer Gone Into Administration
AUSTRALIA - Queensland’s third largest egg producer, Darling Downs Fresh Eggs, has been placed in voluntary administration....
13 June 2017
NFU Commends New Defra Secretary of State in Open Letter
UK - NFU President Meurig Raymond has congratulated Michael Gove MP, Defra Secretary of State....
Canadian Chicken Farmers Protest Against Video
CANADA - An allegedly disturbing undercover video footage of gruesome animal abuse at more than a dozen Lilydale chicken supplier farms was released this morning at
07 June 2017
Chicken Continues to be Canada’s Favourite Meat
CANADA - Canadians each consumed 32.5 kg (per capita) of chicken in 2016 resulting in the highest level of chicken consumption in Canada ever....
Maple Leaf Determined to Become Most Sustainable Protein Company on Earth
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has announced its ambition to be the most sustainable protein company on earth, based on a sweeping set of principles and an expansive sustainability agenda that has yielded substantial advancements in nutrition and environmental...
05 June 2017
Free Range Poultry Production Rising in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The growing interest in indigenous foods by many Zimbabweans could be the break that local free-range poultry farmers have been waiting for in a market that has been dominated by hybrids....
02 June 2017
Retail Council Joins Ranks Supporting National Animal Care Programme
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds Retail Council of Canada and its recent statement of support for the Canadian approach to animal welfare on chicken farms across the country....
Mercosur Negotiations Can't Continue in Light of Brazilian Meat Scandal, Says IFA
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said has said that, based on the most recent revelations regarding political and administrative corruption at the highest levels in the Brazilian meat industry and Government, it is not credible for the...
01 June 2017
Poultry Diagnostics Market Expected to Reach $495.3m by 2022
GLOBAL - The global poultry diagnostics market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.5 per cent, to reach USD 495.3 million by 2022 from USD 300.6 million in 2017. ...
30 May 2017
Focus of 2017 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic
US - A successful poultry operation depends on many critical factors, one of which is hatchery-breeder management....
29 May 2017
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
26 May 2017
IFA, EU Commissioner Meet to Discuss Brazilian Meat Scandal
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods met the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis in Dublin this week and reiterated the IFA’s strong views on the Brazilian meat scandal....
Group Appeals LA Ruling Allowing Yom Kippur Chicken Rite
US - An animal rights group is appealing the dismissal of a federal lawsuit against a Southern California synagogue for holding a pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered....
25 May 2017
Minister: Partnership with OIE for Livestock Development of Great Value to Pakistan
FRANCE - Pakistan greatly values its partnership with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for its livestock development, disease control and overall poverty alleviation....
23 May 2017
Wild Geese in China 'Prisoners' in Their Own Wetlands
CHINA - In many places in the world, goose populations are booming as the birds have moved out of their wetland habitats to exploit an abundance of food on farmland. ...
11 May 2017
Further Delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule Opposed
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is delaying the effective date of the rule published on 19 January 2017, for an additional six months to 14 November 2017, to allow time for further consideration by USDA....
10 May 2017
Latest Research by Novus to be Displayed at Annual Poultry Nutrition Symposium in Spain
SPAIN - Novus International, Inc., as a leader in animal nutrition and health solutions, is proud to support the global poultry industry and share its latest research through a Diamond Sponsorship at the 21st European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition. ...
08 May 2017
Poultry Feed with Arsenic More Problematic than Assumed?
GLOBAL - Supplements containing arsenic have been banned in the European Union since 1999 and in North America since 2013. In many countries they are still added to poultry feed to prevent parasitic infection and promote weight gain. ...
05 May 2017
Both Organic, Conventional Processing Reduce Campylobacter on Carcasses
US - Both conventional and organic processing methods reduced Campylobacter on broiler carcasses in a recent study by Purdue University....
04 May 2017
Hens with Benefits
SOUTH AFRICA - When there’s a booming market for poultry products, it makes sense for dairy farms to get in on the action. Chris McCullough reports on one South African milking operation that has found managing a poultry flock on the side comes with...
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