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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....
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...
New Water Resistant Paper Egg Trays Excite Farmers
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers participating in the Poultry Show in Abeokuta were excited at the exhibition of water resistance paper egg trays which the manufacturer says is purely made of paper instead of plastic....
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....
New 'Sugar-glass' Film Uses Viruses to Kill Harmful Bacteria in Food
CANADA - With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. ...
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
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...
Liquid Egg Market Poised for Solid Growth
JAMAICA - Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has given the stamp of approval to the operations of Crafton Holdings Limited, the country's sole manufacturer and distributor of pasteurised liquid eggs....
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....
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....
Collateral Effects of Antibiotics Under Investigation
US - Antibiotics can influence the swimming and swarming ability of multidrug-resistant bacteria, according to an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology....
30 October 2017
Egg Contamination Found on Changhua County Farm
TAIWAN - The insecticide fipronil was found in eggs produced at a farm in Changhua County in a recent random inspection, Kuo Chih-shan, deputy head of the county's Department of Agriculture, said Saturday....
Germany Holding Back on Publishing Info About 'Contaminated Egg Scandal'
GERMANY - German authorities have banned the publication of information about the scandal that made headlines in the summer regarding eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil....
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. ...
All Maltese-produced Eggs Free of Biocides, Fipronil Residue
MALTA - The Veterinary Regulation Directorate has tested all Maltese egg-laying hen farms, concluding that all farms are now free of Fipronil residue above the EU maximum residue level of 0.005mg/kg. ...
26 October 2017
Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR, Says IFA
IRELAND - Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance yesterday, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed though a fact-based multi-faceted approach to antibiotic...
UAE Bans Poultry Products from Bulgaria
UAE - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has prohibited the import of all types of live domestic and wild birds, ornamental birds, chicks, and hatching eggs and their thermally untreated products from the European country....
25 October 2017
Cargill, Diamond V to Join Forces to Create Leading Natural Animal Health, Nutrition Business
US - Responding to growing consumer preferences for natural and wholesome food production, Cargill this week announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a leading global provider of innovative natural solutions and technologies that...
2 Sisters: Black Country Chicken Firm Faces Commons Inquiry
UK - The owner of the UK's largest supplier of supermarket chicken, based in the Black Country, is to appear before MPs this afternoon as part of an inquiry into allegations of food safety breaches....
Belarus to Launch Poultry Meat Supplies to China in Q1/2018
BELARUS - Belarus plans to launch poultry meat supplies to China in Q1 2018, head of the main department for foreign economic affairs of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Aleksei Bogdanov told the media ahead of the 2nd international export...
20 October 2017
Stunning Labels Stigmatise Many Healthy Foods
US - When customers walk down aisles of grocery stores, they are inundated with labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free, just to name a few. Labels such as these may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many...
19 October 2017
FSA Survey Reveals Reduction of Campylobacter in Retail Chickens
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) yesterday published the last set of results from its survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh UK-produced supermarket chickens....
 
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