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Monday, January 13, 2014
USDA Approval for Randox Ractopamine Screening
US - Randox Food Diagnostics leads the field with USDA approval for ractopamine screening....
Friday, January 10, 2014
Randox Widens Poultry Drug Residue Screening Range
UK - Randox Food Diagnostics is growing its drug residue screening range for the poultry market....
FDA Tests Show Improved Method to Detect Salmonella on Eggs
US - Researchers with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have tested an improved method for the detection of Salmonella on eggs, which is quicker, less complicated and gave as good or better results in most of the tests. ...
Cockroach Infestation Closes Foster Farms Plant
US - The US Food Safety and Inspection Service has called a halt to production at a Foster Farms poultry processing plant because of an infestation of cockroaches....
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Pakistan's Poultry Industry Approved by UAE Delegation
PAKISTAN - After a ban on the import of poultry products from Pakistan by the United Arab Emirates, a technical delegation from the UAE has inspected the industry and found it satisfactory, opening the way for future trade. ...
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Natural Feed Additive Could Reveal Food Safety Issues in Broilers
UK - New research from Aberystwyth and Bristol demonstrates that faecal contamination of broiler carcasses could be identified - even at modern line speeds and without expensive equipment - by using a natural marker in the birds' diet. ...
Saudi Delegation Satisfied over Poultry Standards in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - A four-member Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) delegation has expressed satisfaction over the standard of poultry facilities in Pakistan, describing them as equivalent to any European country. ...
Monday, January 06, 2014
Goose Meat Tests Positive for H7N9 in Guangdong
CHINA - Samples of goose meat taken from a Guangzhou market in south China's Guangdong province have tested positive for H7N9 avian influenza. ...
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Pecan Shell Extract Protects Meat from Pathogens
US - Extracts from pecan shells may be effective as antimicrobials in protecting meats, such as chicken from Listeria growth....
USPoultry Accepting Research Proposals on Salmonella Infection
US - The USPoultry Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals regarding research on the exploration of systemic Salmonella infection in chickens and turkeys and the determination of the relationship with Salmonella in finished ground product....
Connecticut to Establish Small Poultry Slaughter Inspection System
US - Connecticut Department of Agriculture has established an inspection programme for poultry producers who intend to operate a small poultry slaughter facility exempt from continuous federal inspections. ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Russian Authorities Block Import of Dutch Poultry Meat
RUSSIA - The Russian authorities have refused entry into the country about 40 tonnes of chicken and minced poultry meat because it does not comply with the veterinary requirements....
Friday, December 27, 2013
Report Investigating Linked Salmonella Outbreaks Blames Food Safety Agency
US - According to the latest update, 416 people have been infected by Salmonella Heidelberg in a series of foodborne disease outbreaks in the US linked to one chicken processing company. There have been no deaths but 134 confirmed hospital admissions,...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Final Report on Audits Conducted on Chinese Poultry Slaughter Plants
CHINA - USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted to its website its final report of an audit of four poultry slaughter establishments conducted in the People’s Republic of China. ...
UK Consumers Warned Not to Eat Unapproved Turkey Products
UK - A batch of turkey butterflies that were produced in an unapproved premises have found their way on to the market in South Wales just before the Christmas season....
Monday, December 23, 2013
Poultry Industry Body Responds to Food Safety Report
US - The National Chicken Council agrees with one point in a recent publication from 'Consumer Reports' - that we all play an important role in ensuring food safety for our families, from the farm to the table....
Unhygienic Fresh Chicken Products Destroyed
SAUDI ARABIA - The Jeddah Municipality and police destroyed at the weekend 10,000 fresh chicken products in a bid to check the sale of foodstuffs unfit for human consumption....
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Molecular Typing Methods for Food-borne Pathogens under Evaluation
EU - Molecular typing methods are laboratory techniques, such as whole genome sequencing, that enable the classification and comparison of strains of disease-causing bacteria....
Salmonella Vaccine Meets FDA Food Policy of Phasing out Antibiotics
US - Global Green, Inc., a green bio-pharmaceutical company, announced that in a major shift of national food policy, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is phasing out the non-medical use of antibiotics on farm animals in an effort to combat growing...
US Inspectors to Help Oversee Drug, Ingredient Producers in China
CHINA - In an effort to eliminate the weak industry oversight, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to add ten new drug inspectors to its office in China....
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Iraq Lifts Ban on Poultry Imports from Arkansas
IRAQ - Sustained advocacy by USDA staff resulted in Iraq’s Ministry of Agriculture lifting the ban on imports of poultry from Arkansas. The Council of Ministers (COM) issued the ban on 30 July 2013 in response to a reported case of Pathogenic Avian...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Clayton Gill Joins Diamond V
US - Diamond V announces the hiring of Clayton Gill as Public Relations and Strategic Communications Manager. ...
Call for Release of Poultry Inspection Rule
US - A bipartisan group of 13 US senators from both sides of the aisle sent a letter last week to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to move forward with a proposal to modernise the department’s poultry inspection system....
New Approach to Health Required to Fight Animal Diseases
GLOBAL - A report released by the FAO reveals that population growth, agricultural expansion, and the rise of globe-spanning food supply chains have dramatically altered how diseases emerge, jump species boundaries, and spread. ...
Chinese Delegates Show Interest in Brazilian Poultry
BRAZIL - A Chinese delegation has visited two Brazilian chicken establishments in Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul. The visit was made in order to evaluate the service of the plants that were suspended last year, so trade may be resumed, the Brazilian Ministry...
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