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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....
Friday, October 19, 2012
Saturday Chicken 'Should be Organic'
DENMARK - Some people believe that organic chicken is the ideal meat to serve if you would like a delicious and healthy meal. To convince more consumers into this way of thinking and to increase the demand for organic chicken, scientists at Aarhus University...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Conference on Implementing Slaughter Rules
EU - The Commission and the EU's Cypriot Presidency are organising an international conference on "Protection of animals in slaughterhouses: getting ready for 2013" in Brussels on 24 October 2012....
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
European Poultry Quality Symposium 2013 Announced
ITALY - The XXI European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat and the XV European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products will be held at Centro Congressi Giovanni XXIII in Bergamo, Italy, on 15–19 September, 2013....
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
AHVLA: Wet Litter in One of Six Broiler Houses
UK - Wet litter was reported in one of six houses of 42,000 broilers aged 25-days. Deterioration in litter quality was first noticed around 23 days of age, when there had been a slight drop in feed and water consumption which had then returned to normal,...
Monday, September 24, 2012
Coalition Urges USDA to Withdraw Poultry Slaughter Proposal
US - A coalition of 23 groups and 16 individuals has urged the Department of Agriculture to withdraw a proposal that increases poultry processing line speeds and removes hundreds of federal inspectors from poultry processing plants....
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Does Higher Welfare Mean Better Nutrition?
GLOBAL - Higher-welfare animal products were shown to have a number of nutritional benefits over intensively-reared animal products, in a new study by Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)....
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Chicken Sold at Inflated Prices on Iran 'Black Market'
IRAN - Economic struggles are deepening further in Iran, as smugglers are selling vast quantities of chicken on the black market at inflated prices....
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Team Red Tractor First to Olympics Finishing Line
UK - With the Olympics in full swing, Red Tractor Assured farmers across the country are first to the finish line having successfully produced world-class food right in time for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The carefully sourced and quality grown...
Friday, July 13, 2012
Poultry Groups Urge Media Not to Stigmatize Production Methods
US - In a letter to the editor of Men’s Journal, the National Chicken Council and US Poultry & Egg Association this week wrote to share viewpoints about the magazine’s reporting in its July 2012 edition about its preference for organic over conventionally...
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