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05 December 2017
Jollibee Opens Largest Poultry Plant in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Jollibee Foods Corp said Tuesday it opened a poultry processing plant in Batangas province, the largest in the country, to meet increased demand for its top-selling fried chicken....
Texas Chicken Targets Supersize Expansion in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Atlanta-based company Texas Chicken - known as Church's Chicken in the US - has just opened its 42nd outlet in the Southeast Asian country, having expanded at a rate of nearly 10 a year since entering the market in 2013. ...
30 November 2017
Chicken Production in BiH to Increase by 50%
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - The country has a large potential for the export of meat and meat products. The production of chicken could be increased by 50 per cent by entering the European market....
29 November 2017
Poultry Giant 2 Sisters on Hunt for New Workers
UK - Increased orders ahead of Christmas has led poultry processing plant 2 Sisters Food Group to start bolstering its team....
Quality Tracking System in Food Industry Promoted in Tai'an
CHINA - A promotion meeting of food industry quality tracking system was held on 28 November in Tai'an, Shandong province, with officials from districts' and counties' food and drug administrations and food company representatives attending to learn and...
Expert: Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
23 November 2017
DPM: Malaysia Aims to Export 30% of Broiler Chickens by 2030
MALAYSIA - Malaysia aims to export at least 30 per cent of broiler chickens by 2030, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi....
21 November 2017
HK Suspends Poultry Meat Imports from Parts of Korea
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety (CFS) suspended importing poultry meat and products with immediate effect from Jeollabuk-do Province, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Daegu Metropolitan City in South Korea, it said here on Tuesday....
Govt Sets Permissible Limits for Antibiotic Use in Chickens
INDIA - The Indian government is trying to make sure that the chicken on citizens' plates is free of excessive antibiotics and veterinary drugs that may be harmful for human consumption....
17 November 2017
EFRA Committee Publishes Report on 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing
UK - The Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report into 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing since Ranjit Singh Boparan confirmed the wide-ranging food standards commitments in writing....
Fears Over Chicken, Beef Being Sold in Some Eateries
KENYA - Lunchtime and early evening see fast food outlets in the city bustling with people, with chips and fried chicken among the most popular meals ordered. ...
16 November 2017
Irish Study Shows 'Substantial' Health Benefits from Omega-3-enriched Eggs, Chicken
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Enriching eggs and chicken with omega-3 nutrients could potentially have "substantial" health benefits, an Irish academic has said....
15 November 2017
USPOULTRY, Foundation Approve $355,000 in New Research Grants
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $355,000 for seven new research grants at five institutions....
US Poultry Producers Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling
US - The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC), and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud the World Trade Organization’s confirmation of a WTO panel finding that Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural...
14 November 2017
Empire Kosher Poultry Recalls Chicken Products
US - Pennsylvania-based Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. has recalled approximately 10,839 pounds of raw poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
13 November 2017
Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
09 November 2017
Poultry Technical Seminar Offered Entirely in Spanish at 2018 IPPE
US - For the fourth year, the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is hosting the education programme, "Seminario Avícola en Español" (Poultry Seminar in Spanish), during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
07 November 2017
Cargill to Invest $240m in India over Next 5 Years
INDIA - Cargill, a leading food and agriculture company, announced that it is investing US$240m (equivalent to Rs. 1500 crores) in India over the next 5 years. These new investments will add to the food safety and economic development of the country and...
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
Chicken Industry Concludes New Federal Provincial Agreement, Welcomes Alberta Back into the Flock
CANADA - The final step in concluding a new Federal Provincial Agreement for Chicken (FPA) was taken earlier this week. On 31 October, Farm Products Council of Canada determined that Governor-in-Council approval is not required for the new FPA....
06 November 2017
PRI Director Says No Hormones Used in Poultry Feed
PAKISTAN - Rawalpindi Poultry Research Institute (PRI) Director Dr Abdul Rehman and Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Dr Muhammad Aslam have said that no hormones are used in the country's poultry feed....
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
03 November 2017
Shakeup in Thai Poultry Industry as Human Health Fears Grow
THAILAND - The fresh meat counter at a supermarket in Ari, a wealthy Bangkok neighborhood, has a new crop of signs to reassure customers eyeing trays laden with pink chicken parts....
02 November 2017
CFIA Recalls Maple Leaf Brand Chicken Breast Strips
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling some of Maple Leaf's chicken breast strips across the country due to reported illnesses....
27 October 2017
Brand Leads Way in Food Transparency; First-ever Traceable Turkeys This Thanksgiving
US - For the first time beginning this Thanksgiving, consumers will be able to trace Honeysuckle White® brand turkeys from a family farm to their table. ...
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