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15 September 2014
USDA Faces Lawsuit to Stop New Poultry Inspection System
US - US action group Food and Water Watch has filed a suit in the federal court to stop the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules....
10 September 2014
How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
05 September 2014
Poultry Industry Firmly Responds to Newspaper Article
UK - The British Poultry Council has issued a firm response to the Guardian following an article by John Allan and Stephanie Lavua published on 16 August....
02 September 2014
ATRP Projects Address Critical Issues Facing Poultry Production
US - The Agricultural Technology Research Programme (ATRP) has launched its FY 2015 research programme with 14 projects underway. ...
28 August 2014
Foster Farms Demonstrates How to Combat Salmonella
US - Foster Farms, California's biggest chicken producer, has been accused of poisoning people with salmonella bacteria. After an outbreak last autumn, the US Department of Agriculture threatened to shut down three of the company's plants....
Chicken Consumption Increasing in India
INDIA - India is now one of the fastest growing markets for chicken in the world. The appetite for chicken there is growing at around 12 per cent a year, according to India's National Sample Survey Office, which is faster than any other type of meat....
27 August 2014
Protein Sources Improved Starter Feed Formulation for Broiler Chickens
US - As the production cycle of broilers has been reduced to such an extent that the starter phase represents more than a quarter of the cycle, poor feeding at this time can have a significant negative impact on the final weight of birds....
Chicken Breast Texture Research
GLOBAL - In recent times, white striping and hard or “woody” texture has been observed in some chicken breast muscles. Indeed, at the recent 14th European Poultry Conference in Norway, a session dedicated to meat quality discussed these issues....
Further Nutrition Research Needed for Sustainability
US - Over five decades, the poultry industry has developed from a backyard operation to the world’s largest animal protein supplier for human consumption. ...
20 August 2014
Russia to Introduce Electronic Veterinary Certificates
RUSSIA - Russia is to introduce electronic veterinary certificates from February 2017....
19 August 2014
Examination of Chicken Samples Completed in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) completed on 15 August the examination of samples collected from a chicken farm in San Tin where abnormal chicken deaths occurred. No infectious agents were found....
11 August 2014
How Much Chicken Do We Eat in the UK?
UK - One of the most common questions the British Poultry Council gets asked is how much chicken the UK eats....
04 August 2014
China to Export 450,000 Tonnes of Chicken
CHINA - China's chicken exports are expected to rise to 450,000 tonnes this year, according to the China Animal Agriculture Association on Sunday....
01 August 2014
Extending Storage Time of Eggs Increases Salmonella Risk
EU - Extending the storage time of eggs at home or at retail would increase Salmonella food poisoning risks, says EFSA’s latest scientific opinion on public health risks from eggs....
Human Salmonella Reduced by Almost One-Half
EU - Salmonella is a bacterium causing salmonellosis in humans. Salmonella was until 2005 the most common food-borne disease in the European Union (EU) with almost 200,000 reported human cases that year. It is estimated that the overall economic burden...
28 July 2014
Concern Continues over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Irish Poultry Hygiene Controls Strongly Criticised by EU
IRELAND - An audit by EU veterinary inspectors has strongly criticise food safety in small plants monitored by local authorities...
10 July 2014
Salmonella-contaminated Poultry Sent to Military Bases
US – Shipments of salmonella infected chicken may have been received by military bases and commissaries in five states, say federal agriculture officials....
01 July 2014
Valencia Develops Novel Device to Assess Chicken Meat Quality
SPAIN - Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) have developed a novel device that allows the assessment of chicken meat quality based on analysis of its electrical properties....
16 June 2014
Nigeria Destroys Illegally Smuggled Poultry Goods
NIGERIA - A large shipment of illegally smuggled poultry meat worth almost US$30,000 has been destroyed by the customs service....
13 June 2014
Union Tries to Stop Industry Takeover of Poultry Meat Inspection
US - The union of poultry meat inspectors is asking law-makers to support an amendment preventing the industry from taking over poultry inspections....
10 June 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Producer Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
04 June 2014
Organic Chickens Should Forage in the Woods
DENMARK - Organic chickens should forage in the woods, should increase their intake of plants and insects from attractive outdoor areas and should be revitalised with new breeds that exhibit a more natural foraging behaviour. ...
13 May 2014
Brazil Looking to Send More Chicken to South Korea
BRAZIL – Brazil has embarked on a marketing drive to get more poultry produce onto the South Korean market after the avian influenza outbreak....
01 May 2014
Turkey Muscle Growth: Ohio State Scientist Recognised for Discoveries
US - Ohio State University’s Sandra Velleman helps turkeys and the industry around them get stronger....
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