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Poultry Industry News By Category: Food Safety
10 October 2018
USDA offers some food safety tips ahead of Hurricane Michael
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael...
05 October 2018
European Parliament: what are the public health, environmental impacts of intensive broiler production?
EU - The European Parliament urges the European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impacts of intensive broiler farming...
04 October 2018
Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe
RUSSIA (Reuters) - Meat producer Cherkizovo said on Thursday it had found no evidence of safety violations at one of its units which Russia's agricultural regulator said was unsafe and should be temporarily shut down...
03 October 2018
Loblaws recalls some chicken products on fear of Salmonella outbreak
CANADA (Reuters) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Tuesday that grocery and drugstore chain Loblaw Cos Ltd was recalling certain $10 chicken fries due to Salmonella concerns...
28 September 2018
Non-UK egg white recall leads to renewed calls for higher food safety standards
EU - British Lion eggs is renewing its calls for the EU to raise egg and egg processing safety standards across Europe following the Food Standards Agency recalling Dr Zak’s Barn farmed Liquid Egg White, which is produced in France but available across...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
20 September 2018
"Unmask your food" initiative: European Citizens' Initiative fights food fraud
EU - On 20 September 2018 the European Commission registered the European Citizens' Initiative "Eat ORIGINal! Unmask your food" initiative...
17 September 2018
Concern over Salmonella from Council Chief Medical Officers in Canada
CANADA - Most frozen breaded chicken products available for sale in grocery stores in Canada contain raw chicken that can cause Salmonella illness and therefore pose an increased health risk to Canadians who handle, prepare or consume them...
12 September 2018
NFU’s food report delivered to Britain’s politicians
UK - The NFU has today (12 September) launched a food report, 'UK: A Nation United by Food', which will be sent to hundreds of MPs around the country to open up the discussion about the future of food in Britain...
11 September 2018
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
UK - A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the NFU said today...
The future of cell-cultured poultry meat: USDA and FDA to hold joint meeting
USA - US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products...
06 September 2018
A matter of DNA: tests find some meat products are not from the animals on the label
Figures released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in response to a Freedom of Information request show that spot checks are finding four cases a week in which meat is being sold illegally under false pretences. Andrew Wasley, Bureau of Investigative...
Could Brexit's effect on British poultry divide the rich and poor?
UK - A no deal Brexit risks creating a dangerous two tier food system that divides the rich and the poor, with the less well-off forced to accept lower standards, warns a major new report from a leading UK think-tank...
31 August 2018
One death in recent outbreak of Salmonella
USA - CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections linked to kosher chicken...
30 August 2018
Traditional turkey production in a modern world
UK - Paul Kelly and his family have been perfecting the art of rearing flawless turkeys for nearly half a century and have become a household name for producing high quality turkeys for the Christmas season...
28 August 2018
British egg sales and recognition on the rise
British Lion eggs are in good health, with the latest figures showing retail sales continuing to rise for the twelfth year in a row, and consumer recognition of the Lion mark significantly higher than other food marks...
24 August 2018
Cell-based meat and poultry: top firms co-sign letter to President Trump
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) and Memphis Meats today co-signed a letter to President Donald Trump asking the Administration to clarify the regulatory framework for cell-based meat and poultry products...
22 August 2018
Avian influenza: mobile systems can inactivate virus
USA - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, in which researchers developed a mobile system that can inactivate avian influenza virus...
13 August 2018
British Lion eggs welcome compensation news
The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000...
08 August 2018
Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
07 August 2018
FSIS reissues instructions for "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"
USA - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has reissued its disposition instructions for the poultry meat quality issues known as "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"...
01 August 2018
Keeping an eye on poultry health: introducing the UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer
UK, 1 August 2018: Find out what the key priorities will be for Christine Middlemiss in her first year as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer...
31 July 2018
New Government report confirms benefits of introducing eggs early in weaning
GLOBAL - A new report confirms that allergenic foods, including hen’s eggs, can be introduced to a child’s diet from around 6 months of age...
Cyclospora: FSIS issues public health alert for poultry products
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora...
28 July 2018
Research could lead to low cost infectious bronchitis vaccine production
UK - A research team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute has genetically modified an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine strain so that it can be grown in cell cultures in the lab rather than in hen eggs, which could make vaccine...
 
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