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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. ...
Thursday, January 08, 2015
New App for Turkey and Chicken Welfare
US - Humane Farm Animal Care has developed an innovative app that can improve the health and welfare of turkeys and chickens. ...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
US Welfare Campaigners Target Cage Egg Producers, Processors
US - 'Prop 2' came into effect in California on 1 January, effectively ending the sale of eggs from hens in battery cages there. A Minnesota-based company processing spent hens has denied allegations of animal cruelty following undercover filming by a...
New Funding for Animal Welfare Research Network
UK - The BBSRC is to fund a new community-led Animal Welfare Research Network which will be focused on research contributing to the welfare of managed animals. ...
Monday, January 05, 2015
Care for Livestock During Hot Weather, Australians Told
AUSTRALIA – Farm animals lack the temperature regulation abilities humans have, and need sufficient shelter and water during hot spells, rural Australians are hearing....
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
NFU Urges: Celebrate New Year Safely Without Sky Lanterns
UK - The public is being reminded by the NFU of the huge risks associated with sky lanterns and urged not to release them during New Year celebrations....
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Scottish Poultry Keepers on Guard Against Disease
UK - Scottish pig and poultry keepers will remain on alert as the threat posed by devastating diseases remains....
Dutch Government Funds Projects for More Sustainable Farming
THE NETHERLANDS - The Dutch government has announced financial support for 13 projects aimed at improving agricultural sustainability, including for better grassland management, local feed production and an expansion of the 'Beter Leven' welfare mark...
Monday, December 29, 2014
Newcastle Disease Confirmed in Israel
ISRAEL - There has been one new outbreak of Newcastle disease reported and confirmed in the Hazafon region of the country. ...
Monday, December 22, 2014
UK Avian Flu Restrictions Lifted
UK - All restrictions following the outbreak of Avian Flu in Yorkshire last month were lifted on 21 December....
Friday, December 19, 2014
Netherlands, Germany, Denmark Want to Push EU Further on Animal Welfare
EU - Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have issued a joint declaration on animal welfare, calling on the European Union to improve further animal welfare for those species where there are already regulations and to extend it to include others....
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Bird Flu Confirmed in Wild Birds in Japan
JAPAN - Highly pathogenic avian influenza, H5N8, has been detected and confirmed in the Kagoshima region of the country. ...
Tyson Foods Appoints New Animal Welfare Programme Leader
US - Tyson Foods, Inc., has appointed Dr Christine Daugherty as its new Animal Well-Being Programs leader....
Bird Flu Confirmed in Washington State
US - Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), H5N2 and H5N8, has been detected and confirmed in Washington. ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Avian Influenza Confirmed in Italy
ITALY - There has been one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza, H5N8, reported in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. ...
What is the Global Impact of Bird Flu?
GLOBAL - Global issues such as avian flu and trade restrictions remain on the horizon for 2015 and will have a big impact on global poultry trade. Regions affected by avian flu outbreaks, like the EU and Canada, will suffer from lost export markets and...
Bird Flu Detected on Canadian Egg Farm
CANADA - An egg farm in Langley is the 10th victim of the avian influenza outbreak....
Red Mites Bring a Major Economic Challenge to Poultry Industry
EU - A collaborative pan-European research effort to rid laying hens of a common disease-spreading pest has just been launched....
Bird Flu in Japan Causes 4,000 Chickens to be Culled
JAPAN - The Miyazaki Prefectural Government has ordered the slaughter of some 4,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu in three birds that earlier tested positive at a chicken farm in the city of Nobeoka in the nation’s top poultry producing...
Kosher Slaughter Ban Withdrawn in Poland
POLAND - A court has overturned an earlier ban on kosher slaughter of animals, which was due to come into effect in 2015....
H5N8 Bird Flu Virus Entry Routes into Europe Uncertain
EU - The precise route of introduction of the H5N8 virus into Europe still remains uncertain, says a scientific report of European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that has been generated in collaboration with Member States and the EU Reference Laboratory....
 
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