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Thursday, May 01, 2014
Randox Food Diagnostics Debuts Drug Residue Product Range at VIV Europe
THE NETHERLANDS - Randox Food Diagnostics has expanded its exhibition schedule for 2014, establishing a presence at one of Europe’s leading animal husbandry and processing expo. ...
Salmonella Intervention: A Multi-Step Approach
US - Salmonella remains one of the deadliest food-borne pathogens and one of the most challenging for poultry producers, according to Diamond V. ...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Live Poultry Trade Set to Resume in Shanghai
CHINA - Shanghai will continue pushing sales of poultry that has already been slaughtered, even though a city ban on the live fowl trade ends tomorrow, 1 May, officials said....
Live Poultry Markets to be Closed in South China
CHINA - The two major downtown districts in Guangzhou — Yuexiu and Liwan — and the mega university town in Panyu district have been selected as pilot areas to require that only frozen poultry be sold at local markets and bazaars starting May 5....
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Californian Chicken Blocked by Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The safety department of Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry and poultry products, including eggs, from Stanislaus County in California, it said on Thursday....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Poultry Sector Must Develop, Says Trinidad Minister
TRINIDAD - The local poultry industry needs to be made more competitive so as to increase its market share, Minister of Trade, Industry and Communications Vasant Bharath said on Tuesday....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Sugar-Vinegar Mix Improves Chicken Meat Quality
SOUTH KOREA - A commercial marinade seasoning and a natural blend of cultured sugar and vinegar on reduced Campylobacter and Salmonella counts and improved the texture of chicken breasts in a recently published study....
Promise Project Aims to Improve EU Food Safety
EU - The PROMISE project, set up in 2012, aims to improve food safety across the EU using a scientific approach focusing on microbiological risks and their mitigation....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Joint Effort to Promote Judicious Use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Farm Animals
CANADA - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex and evolving public health issue, involving many players in Canada and internationally. Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) continues to promote the prudent use of antimicrobial drugs...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Climate Change Adaptation Tool Helps Predict Disease Risk
EU - A tool to calculate the risk of food and waterborne diseases under current or future climate change conditions has been established following a recent EU funded study....
Salmonella in Poultry Cases Reach 524
US - The investigation into cases of food poisoning in the US caused by Salmonella Heidelberg believed to be related to chicken products produced by processor Foster Farms is continuing....
FDA Withdraws Antimicrobials for Use in Food-Producing Animals
US - The US Food and Drug Administration is today announcing that five drug sponsors holding animal drug applications affected by Guidance For Industry (GFI) #213 have requested that FDA withdraw approval of a collective 19 animal drug applications because...
Union Policy Supports Mandatory Labelling of Food Products
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued a statement in opposition to H.R. 4432, The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, sponsored by Reps. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C....
Friday, April 11, 2014
Kazakhstan Bans Russian, Belarusian Poultry over Salmonella
KAZAKHSTAN - Kazakhstan has temporary blocked imports of Russian and Belarusian poultry on health and safety grounds....
Food Products Contaminated by Bacteria from Livestock Farming
NETHERLANDS - Disease-causing bacteria resulting from livestock farming can contaminate food products and find their way to humans....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Weekly Overview: Poultry Industry Addresses Some of the Big Issues
GLOBAL - In the last week, we have reported from the recent International Egg Commission conference on topics including welfare, environmental sustainability and feed security, writes Jackie Linden. Other topics in the news this week have been the WTO's...
Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively, information is required on which factors play a role in the vulnerability of organisations and the food chain for food fraud,...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Study Shows Egg Salmonella Level Unaffected by Hen Housing Type
US - In two studies, researchers have found similar levels of Salmonella contamination on eggs from hens housed in conventional cages and colony cages after birds had been inoculated with the same dose of bacteria....
Monday, April 07, 2014
Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets after Plastic Complaints
US - Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced...
Friday, April 04, 2014
World Trade Talks Stall over Definition of Safety Standards
GLOBAL - World Trade Organization (WTO) talks over an agricultural trade deal have hit another block as one of the negotiating committees could not reach an agreement over a definition for private standards for food safety and animal and plant health....
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Weekly Overview: Food Safety Issues in the News in the Netherlands, United States
GLOBAL - This week's round-up of the news in the poultry world focuses on food safety issues - Dutch concerns over safety and in the US, the Agriculture Secretary explains that better microbiological safety is the aim of the latest change to poultry meat...
Demonstrating Halamid Effectiveness with Dipslides
GLOBAL - Axcentive is suggesting to all Halamid-authorised distributors the use of dip slides which give a simple test on the presence of micro-organisms before and after disinfection. ...
Butyrate Offers Multiple Benefits in Poultry
US - Research has shown that Diamond V Original XPC provides prebiotic-like activity in a laboratory model of poultry digestion (Intestinal Activity Modifier Model or IAMM), including enhanced butyrate production....
Randox Expands Poultry Meat Screening Range with Tetracyclines ELISA
UK - Randox Food Diagnostics has expanded its product range for one of the world’s key antibiotics, tetracyclines....
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Victorian Egg Farm Recovers from Salmonella Problem
AUSTRALIA - The owners of a western Victorian egg farm are vaccinating birds for the first time, following a salmonella scare last month....
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