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Poultry Industry News By Category: Food Safety
19 July 2018
Eggs boost protein intake during childhood
GLOBAL - New report highlights role of eggs across the globe...
11 July 2018
Detect meat spoilage with your smartphone
New technology uses sensors within packaging to convey spoilage statistics to your smartphone within seconds ...
10 July 2018
Clear Labs unveils NGS-based platform for routine pathogen testing
USA - Clear Labs launches NGS-based food safety platform for high-volume routine pathogen testing...
Ready Meals - ready in minutes, but not ready for the future
Despite the rapid growth of interest in plant-based eating, Eating Better found that meat still dominates the ready meal aisles but the provenance and quality of the meat is often unclear...
09 July 2018
New Dutch egg safety report shows need for higher standards
UK - Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food safety standards...
03 July 2018
Bird flu outbreak in Ghana: Veterinary Services imposes ban on movement of poultry products
GHANA - Avian influenza outbreak in Ghana, 5,000 birds culled...
25 June 2018
Mango peels and the shelf-life of chicken: A novel approach to packaging
INDIA - Novel packaging made from mango peels could extend the shelf life of poultry meat...
19 June 2018
Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to poultry, frozen raw breaded chicken products
CANADA - This notice has been updated to advise Canadians who handle, prepare and consume poultry, including frozen raw breaded chicken products, of the increased risk to their health if proper safe food handling practices are not followed...
15 June 2018
Could your backyard flock make you sick?
USA - The CDC has been looking into recent outbreaks of Salmonella linked to poultry found in backyard flocks and offers some advice on staying safe...
13 June 2018
UK processors call for imported egg testing as further fipronil issues surface on the continent
UK - Following last year’s fipronil scandal involving millions of eggs, many of which were processed, British Lion Egg Processors are disappointed that another major incident has been reported with eggs originating from the Netherlands...
08 June 2018
Accurate Labels Act introduced
USA - Bipartisan legislation would provide consumers with clear, accurate, meaningful information on packaging labels...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
10 May 2018
EFSA finds fipronil residues exceeding legal limits
EFSA has published its analysis of food data collected following the widespread detection of fipronil residues in eggs last summer...
23 April 2018
FDA report finds rodent infestation at farm which recalled over 200 million eggs
An inspection from the US Food and Drug Asministration finds unsanitry conidtions, rodent infestation at farm responsible for recall of more than 200 million eggs ...
19 April 2018
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
18 April 2018
US egg recall could affect 2 million eggs in Hong Kong
The recent recall of over 206 million eggs which were potentially contaminated with Salmonella in the US could include 2 million eggs exported to Hong Kong, reports the South China Morning post...
Clostridium perfringens on broiler meat can survive processing, potentially sicken consumers
Most broiler producers know the economic impact of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens, particularly in birds raised without antibiotics....
16 April 2018
206 million eggs recalled by Indiana farm
Rose Acre Farms in Indiana has recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup...
06 April 2018
Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides...
30 March 2018
Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history...
Nutrition innovation to help poultry producers meet antibiotic reduction goals
BANKGOK, THAILAND—As global health authorities and policymakers confront the escalating threat of antimicrobial resistance, innovations in sustainable poultry nutrition offer producers tools to improve bird performance and productivity without antibiotics...
14 March 2018
Canadian government working with poultry industry to reduce Salmonella risk
The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products...
07 March 2018
Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new benchmarking requirements
TOKYO, 6 March 2018 - The Global Food Safety Initiative announced at its annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry action ...
 
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