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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Study Examines Effects of Gene Expression on Turkey Meat Quality
US - Researchers have found differences in gene expression associated with pale, soft exudative (PSE) meat in turkeys, leading to the prospect of breeding programmes to eliminate this meat quality issue in future. ...
Friday, June 07, 2013
Poultry Cooking Advice Issued Ahead of Bumper BBQ Weekend
UK - With good weather forecast for the weekend, millions of Britons are set to enjoy a BBQ over the next few days. ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
UK Poultry Processing Showing Success
UK - The Poultry Meat Processing industry in the UK has managed to pluck success from the jaws of the recession over the past five years, according to a report from IBISWorld. ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Broiler Carcass Chill Method Affects Pathogens, Not Meat Sensory Quality
GLOBAL - A new study shows that broiler carcass chilling method (immersion, air or a combination) affected Salmonella and Campylobacter counts, carcass yield and some measures of meat quality but not sensory qualities of breast fillets or drumsticks....
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Early Bird Registration Open for Poultry Meat and Egg Conferences
ITALY - Registration is open for the XXI European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat and the XV European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products....
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Taste of Success for Kelly Bronze
UK - The Kelly Bronze turkey has won the Taste of Excellence Award at the Pig & Poultry Marketing Awards at the London Marriott County Hall by the River Thames. ...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Research Progress on Green Muscle in Broilers
US - Research at Auburn University has shed some light on 'green muscle (deep pectoral myopathy; DPM) in broilers. They found the prevalence to be linked to gender, age, strain and temperature and identified an enzyme that may be useful to screen birds...
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Chinese Officials to Assess Columbian Meat Hygeine
COLOMBIA – Meat health protocols are to be discussed when a Chinese delegation meets with officials from the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) and the National Institute of Food and Drug Monitoring (INVIMA)....
Friday, May 03, 2013
Genetic Selection for Leg Soundness in Broilers is Feasible
US - A new study shows that it is possible to select for improved leg soundness in broilers without having a significant adverse effects on bodyweight or carcass traits....
Friday, April 26, 2013
Glycerol in Diet Improves Broiler Growth, Efficiency
TURKEY - Glycerol inclusion at 40 or 80g per kg of diet can be used as an effective source of energy in broilers, especially from 0 to 21 days of age, according to new research from Turkey. There were no significant effects on carcass yield although the...
Friday, April 19, 2013
BSAS: Could Wine Industry Waste Be Used in Broiler Feed?
GLOBAL – Waste products from the food industry represent growing challenges as consumer consciousness develops about the environmental, social and political context of meat production, reports editor, Michael Priestley, from a British Society of Animal...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Cairo Authorities Recall Meat and Poultry
EGYPT - Cairo’s Veterinary Medicine Directorate (VMD) has launched a number of search and seizure campaigns in a number of stores, restaurants, slaughterhouses, factories and open air markets. ...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Study Reveals Marketing Opportunity for Organic Chicken
ITALY - According to a new study, trained tasters were able to distinguish chicken from commercial birds reared under standard and organic conditions and slow-growing organic birds, while consumer preferences were affected by the label information. ...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
BHJ Launches World's First Functional Chicken Protein
DENMARK - Danish-based global protein manufacturer, BHJ Ingredients, is introducing the world’s first functional chicken protein. ...
Abstract Submission Closing for EggMeat2013
ITALY - The deadline for abstract submission closes on 20 April for the EggMeat2013 conference in Bergamo in September, and a provisional programme is now available....
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Ethics, Antibiotics, Consumer Opinion Shaping Buying Decisions
ANALYSIS - The ethics of meat production are issues that many consumers decide upon away from the supermarket, but as soon as they enter the store other driving factors take over, writes Chris Harris....
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Will Retailers Be Responsible for New EU Meat and Food Labelling Laws?
ANALYSIS - The complexities of food labelling regulations for European food producers and those exporting to the European Union are about to become a whole lot more complex, writes Chris Harris....
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Spotlight on Poultry CRC’s Program 3: Safe and Quality Food Production
AUSTRALIA - Dr Pat Blackall, Principal Research Fellow with Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation at The University of Queensland, manages the Safe and Quality Food Production programme for the Poultry CRC. ...
Monday, March 18, 2013
Raising Backyard Birds Requires Planning and Time
US - In response to the increasing popularity of raising chickens for eggs and meat, Mississippi State University Extension experts are offering tips for people interested in starting their own flock of backyard birds. ...
Monday, March 11, 2013
McDonald's Halal Chicken GCC Imports Exceed 12,000 Tons in 2012
KUWAIT - McDonald's Arabia has announced imports of Halal chicken, to its 369 restaurants across the GCC region recorded more than 12,000 tons in 2012. The supply is up by 12.3 per cent from the previous year due to the growth of demand for chicken meals....
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
KFC China Announces Measures to Regain Trust
CHINA - KFC China, a division of Yum Brands Inc, has announced new quality-assurance measures in a bid to restore brand confidence. ...
Friday, February 01, 2013
Study Highlights Link Between Poor Welfare, Meat Quality
UK - A recent scientific study has shown that pre-stun shocks in commercial broiler processing significantly affect carcass and meat quality as well as bird welfare....
Monday, January 14, 2013
Submissions Open for European Egg, Meat Symposia
ITALY - Abstract submission for the XXI European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat and the XV European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products is now open....
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Alternatives to Antibiotic Growth Promoters Improve Chicken Quality
BRAZIL - Scientists report that broilers fed diets containing a probiotic, prebiotics, synbiotics or no additives performed as well as those fed a diet including an antibiotic but the meat quality was improved, with less pale, soft, exudative meat and...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Size, Not Vitamin E Linked to Chicken Fillet Quality Issue
US - White striping of broiler breast meat was more prevalent and severe in heavier fillets, according to new research from the University of Arkansas. Feeding the birds higher levels of vitamin E had no significant effect....
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