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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Co-resistance to Critically Important Antimicrobials Remains Low
EU - Bacteria most frequently causing food-borne infections, such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, show significant resistance to common antimicrobials, according to the EFSA-ECDC European Union Summary Report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
Canadian Govt Wants Power to Fine Meat Plants for Food Safety Issues
CANADA - The federal government is proposing to give itself the power to fine meat-processing plants that break hygiene and other operating rules meant to protect human health....
Support to Centralise Chicken Slaughter in Guangdong
CHINA - About 53 per cent of respondents in a recent poll in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, support centralised slaughter of chickens and a ban on the live chicken trade in wet markets, while 31 per cent opposed such a move....
Monday, March 24, 2014
How Will Changes in EU Meat Inspection Work?
ANALYSIS - Changes to the European poultry meat inspection system are expected to come into force later this year, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Maple Leaf Foods to Receive C$5 Million for Investment
CANADA - Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture has announced a C$5 million investment to Maple Leaf Foods to purchase and install new meat processing technology that will improve the company's operating and production...
FDA Allows More Time to Comment on Food Safety Modernisation Act
US - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an update on the proposed rules under its Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), allowing more time for comment on two areas of the Act - but not on the part on animal feeds....
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Workshop Aims to Boost Poultry Plant Efficiency
US - The US Poultry and Egg Association is to hold a poultry processor workshop focusing on management techniques for increased plant efficiency....
Officials Allowed Sale of Untested Poultry Meat
VIET NAM - Black market chicken has been sold by slaughterhouse officials, despite the dangers of bird flu....
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
EU Audit Raises Doubts over Safety of Brazilian Poultry Products
EU - An audit of Brazil's control systems through the poultry meat production chain has raised some concerns....
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Brazil's Halal Chickens Meet Approval in Pakistan
BRAZIL – Pakistan could start buying Brazilian chicken meat, says the Brazilian Poultry Union (UBABEF)....
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Thermostabiity of Salmonella in Dried Egg White Investigated
ARGENTINA - A team of researchers has been investigating the time and temperature required for the elimination of Salmonella bacteria in dried egg albumen....
Strict Poultry Tests Will Control Bird Flu in HK, Says Expert
HONG KONG - A leading respiratory disease expert sees no need to stop importing live chickens from mainland China as long as all the poultry undergoes strict inspection before entering Hong Kong....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Malaysian Minister Tightens up on Unlicensed Poultry Abattoirs
MALAYSIA - Nearly 80 per cent of 2,000 poultry slaughterhouses in the country are unlicensed and not registered with the Veterinary Services Department....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Knowing What is in Medicated Feed Just Makes Sense
UK - Animal feed processors and meat producers can increase confidence in food safety by testing for drug residues at the point of feed supply according to Randox Food Diagnostics. ...
Broilers and Turkeys: Original XPC Versus Campylobacter
US - New research from Diamond V shows its Original XPC product is effective against Campylobacter coli in broilers and turkeys, as well as improving feed conversion in the live birds....
Bahrain Poultry Firm Told to Step up Safety
BAHRAIN - Bahrain's main supplier of fresh chicken has been ordered to improve hygiene and safety standards or face closure....
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Chicken Company Makes Progress on Salmonella Control
US - Foster Farms Salmonella levels are far better than the industry average, according to the USDA. ...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Livestock Production Undergoing Rapid Structural Change in Finland
FINLAND - A structural change in livestock production in Finland is affecting production costs and competitiveness....
Friday, February 28, 2014
New Initiative to Reduce Levels of Campylobacter in Poultry Meat
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU), Food Standards Agency (FSA), Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), processors, retailers, producers and other stakeholders have committed to implementing practical measures from farm to...
Aviagen Sponsors Technical Workshop for Latin American Customers
LATIN AMERICA - Aviagen customers throughout Latin America attended the first Salmonella isolation and identification workshop for Aviagen’s Grandparent customer lab personnel....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
China to Adopt National Standards for Egg Products
CHINA - The country has passed a national standard of liquid egg and egg powder....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Russia Lifts Ban on US Turkey Meat Imports
RUSSIA - The country has lifted its ban on all imports of turkey meat from the US after receiving assurances from exporters that the birds will not have received the beta-agonist, ractopamine. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Vencomatic Presents the Egg Way
NETHERLANDS - Vencomatic Group aims to perfecting every detail of the egg's journey from lay to its final destination with the 'Egg Way'....
Variation in Salmonella Survival in Poultry Feed Examined
US - The survival of Salmonella strains in poultry feed is strain-dependent, researchers at the University of Tennessee have found....
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