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27 March 2017
Poultry Sale, Slaughter Raise Avian Flu Fears
VIET NAM - Tonnes of poultry are illegally traded and slaughtered daily in Hà Nội’s markets raising public concern over the spread of avian influenza in the capital....
24 March 2017
Open Animosity Between Chicken Importers, Producers Intensifies
SOUTH AFRICA - The open animosity between chicken importers and producers intensified on Thursday as both blamed each other for the crisis facing the poultry industry in South Africa....
23 March 2017
Improved Farm Debt Mediation Process, QRAA Revamp Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - AgForce has welcomed more rigorous farm debt mediation processes and a revamp of the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority to assist farmers in financial stress but have called for a broader overhaul of drought policy going forward....
22 March 2017
NFUS Urges Shoppers to Buy Scottish Amid ‘Rotten’ Brazilian Meat Claims
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the news that Brazilian meat processors are selling ‘rotten’ meat, NFU Scotland believes that the integrity of meat being sold in the European and UK market must be protected. ...
Mandatory Animal Care Programme Passes Third-Party Audit with Flying Colours
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada’s (CFC) strong commitment to animal care has been confirmed with the completion of an inaugural comprehensive third-party audit. NSF International’s report concluded that “The national Animal Care Programme has...
HCM City Poultry Meat, Eggs to Carry Details of Origin
VIET NAM - The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a programme to label poultry meat and eggs with details of product origin to protect consumers, according to Nguyễn Ngọc Hòa, deputy director of the local Department of Industry and Trade....
20 March 2017
Govt Works Hard to Avoid Poultry Sector Job Losses
SOUTH AFRICA - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is doing all it can to avoid job losses in the poultry industry amid concerns of poultry products dumping and unfair trade practices. ...
Zhanjiang's Animal Husbandry Development Gets a Push
CHINA - Zhanjiang's livestock farming bases have been required to develop market-oriented feature products along with quality improvements at a working conference held on 13 March....
Shanghai Adopts Most Stringest Food Safety Regulations
CHINA - A new food safety regulation, said to be the most stringent ever enacted, will take effect in Shanghai on Monday....
17 March 2017
Congress Urged to Strengthen Safety Net
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation and 11 other farm and ranch groups have asked congressional budget and appropriations committees to increase funding for farm programs in the 2018 farm bill....
Call for Carbon Tax Exemption for Farmers
CANADA - The President of Keystone Agricultural Producers is calling for farmers to be exempt from any carbon on the inputs they use to produce food, writes Bruce Cochrane....
16 March 2017
Voices Needed in Canada, US for Enhancement of Free, Fair Trade
CANADA& US - Saskatchewan's Premier says strong voices are needed on both sides of the Canada-US border to speak to the importance of trade, Bruce Cochrane writes....
Quality of China's Agricultural Products to Improve
CHINA - The Ministry of Agriculture has published a five-year plan to improve the quality of agricultural products, including measures to ensure that products such as apples, tea and pork can be traced back to their producers....
SA Deputy President Vows to Save Poultry Sector
SOUTH AFRICA - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed the government will not allow further job losses or farm closures as a result of dumping and uncompetitive practices that have battered the South African poultry industry....
15 March 2017
New Drought Declarations Reveal Queensland Farms Still Impacted
AUSTRALIA - New drought declarations announced over the weekend are a recognition of the continued impact deteriorating weather conditions are having on farming families across Queensland, AgForce said on Monday....
14 March 2017
Research: Superdosing Phytase Reduces Severity of Woody Breast in Poultry
ANALYSIS - The exact cause of woody breast, a muscle myopathy affecting the quality, texture and colour of chicken breast meat, is currently unknown – although initial research points to genetics and fast growth rates. ...
Importance of Canada-US Trade to be Promoted at Iowa
CANADA & US - Saskatchewan's Premier says, if the United States adopts protectionist measures, it will be important for Canada develop friendships and alliances at the centre of the US federal administration and within the state capitals, reports Bruce...
13 March 2017
Retailers Warned Against Cutting Prices for 'Free Range' Products
IRELAND - Farmers have called on the retail sector to support the free range sector as the Department of Agriculture confirmed it is to extend its mandatory housing notice for poultry until 30 April....
10 March 2017
Proposal Promises to Help China Reach Goal of Green Agriculture
CHINA - Leaders from 300 agricultural companies have gathered in Beijing Wednesday to sign a proposal, promising to optimize their production processes and work together to realize China's goal of green agriculture....
09 March 2017
NFU Says Collaboration Pivotal to Successful Food Supply Chain Post-Brexit
UK - NFU Deputy President Minette Batters told an audience of policymakers within the UK food supply chain that the integrity of British produce must be the focus pre and post-Brexit....
Singapore's Poultry, Egg Supply Unaffected by Malaysian Bird Flu Outbreak
SINGAPORE - Malaysia’s Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) has reported an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu (bird flu) in a village of Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Singapore's Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has assured the public that poultry and poultry...
08 March 2017
CME: HPAI-infected Poultry Barred from Entering Food System
US - A case of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed in Lincoln County, Tennessee chicken breeder flock this past weekend, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
07 March 2017
Supporting Future Leaders of the Poultry Industry
UK - Five young poultry farmers from across the country have secured places on a prestigious training scheme run by a major retailer....
China H7N9 Situation on Decline, Reports Health Authority
CHINA - China's health authority said Friday that the H7N9 epidemic had been on the decline since emergency measures were taken....
06 March 2017
African Drought, Conflict Worsening Food Security
AFRICA - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that drought and conflicts were worsening food security across Africa, especially in the east, amid strong global harvests....
 
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