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23 June 2014
US Congress Examines Food Safety Issues over Chinese Poultry
US - Last week, Senator Sherrod Brown (Democrat-Ohio) and Rep. Chris Smith (Republican-New Jersey) held a Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) to discuss the safety issues of processed poultry and pet treats from China....
Contentious Areas Revealed in US-EU Trade Talks
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary was in the European Union last week, emphasising the importance of agricultural trade in negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). Stumbling blocks to progress appear to include GM...
20 June 2014
Danish Salmonella Infections Fewer Than Ever
DENMARK – Danish broiler meat has been free from any salmonella cases for three years in a row....
Government Calls for Stop on Antibiotics in Indian Animal Feed
INDIA - The federal government has directed all state government to stop antibiotics for animal feed fearing spread of antibiotic resistance through the food chain, writes Jagdish Kumar....
18 June 2014
Foster Farms Recognised for Progress in Poultry Meat Safety
US - On its 75th anniversary, Foster Farms has been recognised for its leadership by state and local leaders and reported significant results of its food safety initiatives....
16 June 2014
Moy Park Invests in Campylobacter Research
UK - Moy Park has announced that the company has invested over £1 million in cutting edge research and practices which could help the poultry industry reduce Campylobacter....
Food Safety Alert System in EU Celebrates 35 Years
EU - Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that our food meets some of the highest food safety standards in the world. Besides its main role of ensuring food safety since its creation 35 years ago,...
Public Urged to Stop Washing Raw Chicken
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a call for people to stop washing raw chicken to reduce the risk of contracting Campylobacter, a potentially dangerous form of food poisoning....
13 June 2014
Union Tries to Stop Industry Takeover of Poultry Meat Inspection
US - The union of poultry meat inspectors is asking law-makers to support an amendment preventing the industry from taking over poultry inspections....
30 May 2014
USDA Announces New Campylobacter Standards for Chicken
US - The US Department of Agriculture is to draft new safety standards for Campylobacter in poultry in the coming months....
Foster Farms Continues to Reduce Salmonella in Chicken
US - Poultry meat company, Foster Farms, explains how it is continuing to reduce Salmonella levels in its products....
29 May 2014
UK Animal Feed Committee Reviewed Antibiotic Issues, EU Audit
UK - The Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs open meeting held at the McDonald Old England Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere Cumbria gave stakeholders an opportunity to observe the Committee at work and ask some questions....
Salmonella Heidelberg Case Count Reaches 574
US - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) investigation continues into the Salmonella cases linked to chicken from one processor, which started in March 2013....
28 May 2014
Debate on GMO Stirs Strong Feelings in NYC
ANALYSIS - A panel of experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered April 27 at the Food Book Fair in Williamsburg to debate the risks and benefits of genetically modified food. The debate, sponsored by the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD),...
US Agencies Join Forces for Future Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
US - Federal agencies have agreed to join their expertise during investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks in future....
15 May 2014
Strict Poultry, Egg Checks to Ensure Safe Consumption in Singapore
SINGAPORE - Whether it is chicken, duck, or eggs, by the time these imports reach the consumer’s plate, stringent checks will have been undertaken to ensure that they are safe for consumption....
06 May 2014
Survey of Foodborne Pathogens in Malaysian Market Poultry
MALAYSIA - Listeria, Salmonella and Yersinia were detected in the intestines of ducks and geese obtained from a wet market, according to researchers based in Kuala Lumpur, who recommended continued surveillance of these pathogens and their antibiotic...
05 May 2014
Dutch Salmonella Control Programme Receives General Approval
THE NETHERLANDS - This report describes the outcome of an audit carried out by the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) of the Dutch Salmonella National Control Programmes in November 2013....
02 May 2014
Can Using Foley's Five Steps Help Us Feed the World?
GLOBAL - 'National Geographic' has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of feeding the global population of nine billion projected by 2050. ...
01 May 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. ...
30 April 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....
24 April 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....
17 April 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....
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