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17 January 2019
UK fast food chains refute claims of low animal welfare
UK - Nando's and Subway said that it has never used caged chickens and Subway reiterates efforts to improve chicken welfare...
06 December 2018
British Poultry Council launches Vision 2019 initiative
UK, 6 December 2018 - As Britain looks forward to the much-awaited Government Food Strategy, the poultry meat sector wants to start a conversation about the role of responsible businesses in delivering a food system that leaves no one behind...
Treated imports could change shoppers' minds on meat
UK, 6 December 2018 - Allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, according to new AHDB research...
04 December 2018
China likely to resume US soy deals, but action on tariffs uncertain, USDA chief
China (Reuters) - China will probably resume buying American soybeans around 1st January 2019 because of limited supplies in Brazil after slashing imports from the United States due to the US-China trade war, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said...
30 November 2018
Tunisia allows first poultry imports from Ukraine
Tunisia has allowed its first poultry imports from Ukraine, the Ukrainian service for food protection announced this week...
27 November 2018
New poultry facility to be most technologically advanced in the world
Maple Leaf Foods has announced plans to build a $660 million value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario....
FAO praises China's progress on animal welfare
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said...
23 November 2018
Thanksgiving profit: How much do turkey producers take home on thanksgiving?
USA, 22 November 2018 - Farmers and ranchers take home just 11.3 cents from every dollar that consumers spend on their Thanksgiving dinner meals, according to the annual Thanksgiving edition of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Farmer’s Share publication...
22 November 2018
Minnesota Turkey Growers donate 12,350 pounds of turkey
USA, 21 November 2018 - Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), the nonprofit organisation that represents the state’s turkey farmers and turkey companies, has announced a donation of 12,350 pounds of turkey products to Hunger Solutions Minnesota...
Opportunities for UK organic sector abounds, but new ag policy will be critical
UK, 22 November 2018 - British consumers are increasingly moving towards organic food but the industry must work together to capitalise on the full growth potential of organic in the UK, delegates of the UK Organic Congress were told...
21 November 2018
Silicon supplement could improve bone strength and welfare of millions of chickens a year
UK, 21 November 2018 - Scientists have found a way to develop a silicon food supplement for poultry, which could provide a major boost to the health and welfare of millions of chickens produced every year...
UK farmers' unions comment on draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
UK, 21 November 2018 - Following the publication of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the outline Political Declaration on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, NFU England and...
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
20 November 2018
Mexico authorises 26 new Brazil meat plants to export chicken
MEXICO, 20 November 2018 (Reuters) - Mexico has authorised 26 Brazilian meat plants to export chicken products into the country, Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Monday, as the two nations seek to strengthen commercial ties amid a realignment of...
Brazil's BRF, JBS benefit from Mexico's approval of new chicken plants
BRAZIL, 20 November 2018 (Reuters) - Plants of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and JBS SA are among the 26 newly authorised by Mexico to export chicken into that country, Brazilian meat trade group ABPA said in a statement on Monday...
18 November 2018
New report shows progress in achieving farm antibiotic targets
Twelve months after industry-led targets for antibiotic use were identified for all main farm livestock species in the UK, a review of progress has been released, including details of where targets have been achieved early and where challenges remain...
15 November 2018
Turkey prices reach 10-year low
USA, 14 November 2019 - Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks...
14 November 2018
Brazil's JBS: chicken sales drop while beef remains strong
BRAZIL, 13 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil-based food company JBS SA on Tuesday posted a narrower than expected quarterly loss on the back of a strong performance by its Seara processed foods and Brazil beef divisions, and resilience in certain of its...
Tyson reports lower consumer demand for chicken in US
USA, 13 November 2018 - (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc reported quarterly sales on Tuesday that missed Wall Street estimates, as the top US meat processor was hit by lower demand for chicken...
Egg production declines while chicken sees moderate gains in Turkey
TURKEY, 14 November 2018 - The Turkish Statistical Institute has released its findings on egg, broiler and turkey production in September 2018, reporting growth in broilers slaughtered but a slight decline in eggs produced...
13 November 2018
Brazil's BRF turnaround will take at least 2 years, says CEO
USA, 12 November 2018 (Reuters) - Investors will not see the results of a turnaround in Brazil's BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, in the short term, the company's chief executive officer Pedro Parente told Reuters on Monday...
12 November 2018
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
UK poultry farmers "petrified" by a trade deal with the US
UK, 12 November 2018 - Investing in innovation and catering to consumer demand has helped the poultry industry become successful, but challenges including a lack of certainty surrounding Brexit and issues sourcing labour could undermine the industry’s...
09 November 2018
USDA releases updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report
USA, 9 November 2018 - The forecast for 2018 total red meat and poultry production is lowered from last month as lower beef, pork, and turkey production more than offsets higher broiler production...
08 November 2018
Muscle myopathies and foodborne pathogen management the focus of new, hands-on food safety programme at 2019 IPPE
USA - The 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will offer a new education programme titled, Salmonella and Campylobacter Control in Poultry Production and Processing – Meeting Food Safety Goals...
 
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