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10 October 2018
USDA offers some food safety tips ahead of Hurricane Michael
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael...
09 October 2018
Organic sector calls for much clearer contingency measures as Brexit looms
UK - The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG) are calling for a clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit...
04 October 2018
Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe
RUSSIA (Reuters) - Meat producer Cherkizovo said on Thursday it had found no evidence of safety violations at one of its units which Russia's agricultural regulator said was unsafe and should be temporarily shut down...
03 October 2018
Loblaws recalls some chicken products on fear of Salmonella outbreak
CANADA (Reuters) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Tuesday that grocery and drugstore chain Loblaw Cos Ltd was recalling certain $10 chicken fries due to Salmonella concerns...
Canadian broiler farmers relieved over new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
CANADA - With negotiations under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) complete, and despite the fact Canada’s chicken sector is giving up additional access, chicken farmers are relieved that over a year of uncertainty over the future...
01 October 2018
Shareholders concerned over McDonald's broiler welfare policy
USA - A Trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) wrote a letter to McDonald's chairman of the board and the president and CEO of the company, taking aim at McDonald's ...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
21 September 2018
Costco poultry complex could redefine farm-to-fork
USA - Food retailer's entry into poultry production signals future changes across the meat sector...
17 September 2018
Concern over Salmonella from Council Chief Medical Officers in Canada
CANADA - Most frozen breaded chicken products available for sale in grocery stores in Canada contain raw chicken that can cause Salmonella illness and therefore pose an increased health risk to Canadians who handle, prepare or consume them...
14 September 2018
Cargill expands into Polish market acquiring value-added chicken company, Konspol
POLAND - Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire Konspol, one of Poland’s leading value-added food companies, providing an array of products in the chilled convenience, frozen and cold cut categories...
12 September 2018
New Agricultural Bill falls short, fails to inform farmers, say Bidwells
UK - The long-awaited Agriculture Bill announcement fails to articulate a comprehensive food and farming policy and leaves farmers and landowners no clearer about how they will be supported in the future...
11 September 2018
The future of cell-cultured poultry meat: USDA and FDA to hold joint meeting
USA - US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products...
07 September 2018
Checking in on Caribbean poultry: insight from an expert
The poultry industry in the Caribbean is unique owing to the different context and circumstances of each island. To find out more, we spoke with Dr Desmond Ali, food safety consultant at Millennium3 Consultants and executive director of the Caribbean...
06 September 2018
A matter of DNA: tests find some meat products are not from the animals on the label
Figures released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in response to a Freedom of Information request show that spot checks are finding four cases a week in which meat is being sold illegally under false pretences. Andrew Wasley, Bureau of Investigative...
Could Brexit's effect on British poultry divide the rich and poor?
UK - A no deal Brexit risks creating a dangerous two tier food system that divides the rich and the poor, with the less well-off forced to accept lower standards, warns a major new report from a leading UK think-tank...
31 August 2018
One death in recent outbreak of Salmonella
USA - CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections linked to kosher chicken...
30 August 2018
Traditional turkey production in a modern world
UK - Paul Kelly and his family have been perfecting the art of rearing flawless turkeys for nearly half a century and have become a household name for producing high quality turkeys for the Christmas season...
24 August 2018
Cell-based meat and poultry: top firms co-sign letter to President Trump
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) and Memphis Meats today co-signed a letter to President Donald Trump asking the Administration to clarify the regulatory framework for cell-based meat and poultry products...
21 August 2018
"Low carbon" chicken: Canadian farmers complete Life Cycle Assessment
CANADA - Considering the average carbon footprint of chicken around the world, Canadian chicken has one of the lowest carbon footprint of all...
17 August 2018
Changing the face of the Australian poultry industry
Australian Eggs and CSIRO have combined forces in a new study designed to change poultry farming practices to match public expectations of welfare and quality...
16 August 2018
Turkey To Go celebrates sixty years at the fair
Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) food stand at the Minnesota State Fair, is celebrating 60 years of selling delicious turkey products to fairgoers...
15 August 2018
What's new at the annual Caribbean Poultry Association ITS?
The Caribbean Poultry Association registered in Jamaica with secretariat in Trinidad & Tobago will hold their 5th annual International Technical Symposium in Suriname this September...
08 August 2018
US poultry allowed into Morocco market after 14-year long wait
The USA Poultry & Egg Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) applaud the news announced on 7 August 2018 by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the government of Morocco has agreed...
07 August 2018
FSIS reissues instructions for "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"
USA - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has reissued its disposition instructions for the poultry meat quality issues known as "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"...
31 July 2018
Cyclospora: FSIS issues public health alert for poultry products
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora...
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