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17 November 2017
EFRA Committee Publishes Report on 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing
UK - The Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report into 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing since Ranjit Singh Boparan confirmed the wide-ranging food standards commitments in writing....
16 November 2017
Secret Footage Reveals Chickens Boiled Alive at Melbourne Abattoir
AUSTRALIA - A Melbourne abattoir has been allowed to continue operating despite being investigated for possible animal cruelty, after secretly recorded footage showed it boiling chickens alive in its slaughter process....
15 November 2017
USPOULTRY, Foundation Approve $355,000 in New Research Grants
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $355,000 for seven new research grants at five institutions....
Agrilabs Announces First DNA Vaccine Licensed for Chickens
US - AgriLabs® has announced USDA conditional approval of the first DNA vaccine ever licensed for chickens....
All Carrefour Eggs Going Cage-Free By 2025, Retailer Says
EU - French retailer Carrefour has announced its commitment to selling only cage-free eggs under its private label brand in Europe by 2025....
13 November 2017
Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
09 November 2017
Poultry Technical Seminar Offered Entirely in Spanish at 2018 IPPE
US - For the fourth year, the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is hosting the education programme, "Seminario Avícola en Español" (Poultry Seminar in Spanish), during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Jigawa Govt Begins Registration of Poultry Farms
NIGERIA - The Jigawa Government on Wednesday said it had commenced registration of poultry farms operating in the state....
07 November 2017
Cargill to Invest $240m in India over Next 5 Years
INDIA - Cargill, a leading food and agriculture company, announced that it is investing US$240m (equivalent to Rs. 1500 crores) in India over the next 5 years. These new investments will add to the food safety and economic development of the country and...
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
Chicken Industry Concludes New Federal Provincial Agreement, Welcomes Alberta Back into the Flock
CANADA - The final step in concluding a new Federal Provincial Agreement for Chicken (FPA) was taken earlier this week. On 31 October, Farm Products Council of Canada determined that Governor-in-Council approval is not required for the new FPA....
06 November 2017
PRI Director Says No Hormones Used in Poultry Feed
PAKISTAN - Rawalpindi Poultry Research Institute (PRI) Director Dr Abdul Rehman and Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Dr Muhammad Aslam have said that no hormones are used in the country's poultry feed....
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
03 November 2017
NZ Applauds Nestlė's Global Cage-egg Free Commitment
NEW ZEALAND - Nestlė, the world’s largest food company, has announced its commitment to eliminate cages from its egg supply chain worldwide. This policy will be adopted by all of Nestlė’s locations in 189 countries....
Shakeup in Thai Poultry Industry as Human Health Fears Grow
THAILAND - The fresh meat counter at a supermarket in Ari, a wealthy Bangkok neighborhood, has a new crop of signs to reassure customers eyeing trays laden with pink chicken parts....
30 October 2017
First Asian Company to Commit to 100% Cage-free Egg Supply Chain
SINGAPORE - The Lo & Behold Group, a Singaporean hospitality company, is joining Humane Society International, one of the world's largest animal protection organizations, to improve animal welfare in its supply chain by committing to sourcing 100 per...
27 October 2017
Research Rules Out Possible Kinky Back Prevention
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, in which researchers found that an antibody vaccine in broiler breeders failed to prevent kinky...
Brand Leads Way in Food Transparency; First-ever Traceable Turkeys This Thanksgiving
US - For the first time beginning this Thanksgiving, consumers will be able to trace Honeysuckle White® brand turkeys from a family farm to their table. ...
26 October 2017
Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR, Says IFA
IRELAND - Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance yesterday, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed though a fact-based multi-faceted approach to antibiotic...
USPOULTRY Research Programme Reaches $30M in Funding
US - US Poultry & Egg Association’s (USPOULTRY) research program has passed a noteworthy milestone. ...
25 October 2017
Cargill, Diamond V to Join Forces to Create Leading Natural Animal Health, Nutrition Business
US - Responding to growing consumer preferences for natural and wholesome food production, Cargill this week announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a leading global provider of innovative natural solutions and technologies that...
2 Sisters: Black Country Chicken Firm Faces Commons Inquiry
UK - The owner of the UK's largest supplier of supermarket chicken, based in the Black Country, is to appear before MPs this afternoon as part of an inquiry into allegations of food safety breaches....
23 October 2017
Turkish Poultry Brand Launched in Oman
OMAN - Hastavuk, a top Turkish poultry brand, has been introduced by Raaya al Jawabri & Partners in Oman. ...
17 October 2017
Nestlé USA Commended on Commitment to Improve Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its US food supply chain. ...
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
 
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