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21 July 2017
GPA Introduces Private Label Eggs from Non-Caged Chickens
BRAZIL - Brazilian retailer GPA has introduced a new range of eggs produced by non-caged chickens at a more affordable price than free-range and organic eggs. Earlier this year, GPA committed to sell only private label eggs from hens reared outside of...
20 July 2017
Shortage of Medications Remains Top Issue for US Turkey Industry
US - Same story, different year: A shortage of effective, FDA-approved medications is still the top health issue for the US turkey industry, according to a survey conducted by a turkey veterinarian....
19 July 2017
Animal Health Campaign Helps Support Food Security, Livelihoods in Syria
SYRIA - In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234,000 people has received a strong boost owing to a recently completed animal health campaign led by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...
18 July 2017
Leading AH Companies' CEOs Discuss Market Access in China
Today Kisaco Research announced the dates for the next event in their Animal Health Innovation series: Animal Health Innovation Asia. Leaders from the Chinese and Global animal health industry will gather in Beijing this October to discuss innovation,...
Recognition of Experience, Competency of Farmers Fundamental to Animal Health Strategy
IRELAND - IFA National Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has welcomed the launch of the National Farmed Animal Health Strategy (NFAHS) 2017-2022 and the Animal Health Surveillance Strategy for Ireland 2016-2021 by the Minister for Agriculture Michael...
13 July 2017
Women Officially Leading the Way in Canadian Agriculture
CANADA - The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame represents the leading lights of the country’s farming industry. What’s so special about this year’s inductees? As Angela Lovell reports, it just so happens they’re all women......
06 July 2017
Cadila Healthcare Intends to Licence Phibro’s Poultry Vaccine
INDIA - Zydus Cadila and Phibro Animal Health Corporation announced their intention to enter into a long-term arrangement to license Phibro’s innovative poultry vaccine technologies and know-how to a new vaccine manufacturing facility to be built by...
30 June 2017
Joint Project Explores Sustainability of China's Poultry Industry
CHINA - Milestone results of a three-year joint project looking into the sustainability of China’s fast-growing poultry industry were recently announced in Beijing....
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....
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