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22 January 2015
Weekly Overview: New Proposal to Cut Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry Meat Cuts
GLOBAL - The US food safety agency has announced this week a proposal aimed at cutting markedly foodborne bacteria on chicken and turkey parts. High-path avian flu, meanwhile, is wreaking havoc in Taiwan's goose sector and in the last week, Nigeria, Israel,...
Tougher US Poultry Meat Measures Could Spare 50,000 Illnesses
US – Tighter standards on poultry products will prevent 50,000 illnesses each year, predicts the US Department of Agriculture’s food inspection body....
21 January 2015
Poultry Could Help End Bangladesh Hunger
BANGLADESH – Investing in livestock agriculture can meet Bangladesh’s growing food demands and stop poverty, a conference heard on 17 January....
China, UK Strengthen Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA & UK - Minister Han Changfu met Elizabeth Truss, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of UK last week when the two sides exchanged views on strengthening bilateral agricultural cooperation....
19 January 2015
More Efficient Food Systems Needed
GLOBAL - Increasing competition for natural resource and emerging resource bottlenecks mean that global agriculture can no longer operate using a "business as usual" approach – the input-intensive agricultural development model used for the past 40...
16 January 2015
Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's....
15 January 2015
Chicken Council Urges Rethink on Lean Meat Ruling
US - The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) last month approved removal of lean meat from proposed healthy diet recommendations, prompting the National Chicken Council (NCC) to write to the committee to reinforce poultry’s role in a healthy,...
Research Finds Many Key Resources Have Passed Their Peak
GLOBAL - As the worlds resources face enormous challenges, researchers from the US and Denmark have analysed the production and extraction rates of 27 global renewable and non-renewable resources (including fish, meat and milk) and found that many of...
Five-point Food Strategy to Support Manitoba Producers
CANADA - A new five-point strategy to support the long-term growth of Manitoba's food industry, including smaller scale farmers and processors, was announced this week by Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn. ...
Jungbunzlauer Showcases Solutions for Sodium Reduction, Food Safety
US - Jungbunzlauer will be exhibiting again at the International Production and Processing Expo for the meat and poultry industry (IPPE) with its solutions for sodium reduction and food safety....
TV Star and Chef Team Up to Highlight Health Benefits of Eggs
UK - Eggs are enjoying a renaissance as TV stars like Lucy Mecklenburgh have revealed them as their top ingredient for a healthy diet....
14 January 2015
Pathogen Control, Milling Efficiency under Expert Scrutiny at IPPE
US - Pathogen control and milling efficiency will take centre stage at IPPE, according to Anitox, as poultry producers respond to demands to further protect consumers against foodborne illnesses without compromising productivity....
02 January 2015
World Expo 2015 Event to Address Food Safety
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to hold its second Scientific Conference with the theme 'Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together' in Italy in October 2015....
New Members Appointed to US Poultry Inspection Committee
US - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the appointment of members to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) for the 2014-2016 term....
30 December 2014
Australia Looks at Whole Chain Approach to Salmonella Risk Management
AUSTRALIA - Recently appointed as a Research and Development Project Manager at AECL, Dr Kylie Hewson (a PhD graduate of the previous Australian Poultry CRC) is developing through-chain Salmonella risk management strategies for eggs....
24 December 2014
Higher Food Safety Requirements for Walmart's Poultry Suppliers
US - Food retailer, Walmart, and Sam's Club have called on their suppliers to institute higher poultry safety measures to protect customers against foodborne illnesses. ...
Integration of Spanish Poultry Health Research
SPAIN - The government approved the integration of the Centre for Animal Health Research (CReSA) Foundation into the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Technology (IRTA) from the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishery, Food, and Environment (DAAM)...
22 December 2014
Outdoor Access of Organic Turkeys Can Pose Disease Risks
FINLAND - In the production of organic turkeys, the greatest biosecurity challenges and the highest disease risks are connected with outdoor access....
19 December 2014
UK On-farm Testing for Campylobacter
UK - After sustained lobbying by the National Farmers Union (NFU), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has made available funding that means that broiler farmers can now test for Campylobacter on their farms for free....
15 December 2014
New Food Labelling Regulations
UK - On 13th December, the new Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations will come into force....
11 December 2014
Chicken Food Safety
AUSTRALIA - Anxiety levels heat up with the stress of serving a ‘safe’ Christmas lunch. ...
10 December 2014
World Trade Negotiators Set New Deadlines for Agricultural Talks
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization General Council has set two new deadlines for the agriculture trade negotiations to be concluded - one to agree a permanent solution on public stockholding for food security in developing countries and the other to...
09 December 2014
Turkey Welfare Label Denied by Austrian Health Department
AUSTRIA – A comprehensive farm assurance scheme tipped to save domestic poultry producers has been knocked back by health officials....
04 December 2014
Weekly Overview: Poultry Sector Faces up to Tough Challenges
GLOBAL - In the UK, recent results from a survey of Campylobacter prevalence in chickens for sale has caused a leading poultry company to take action. The global animal health agency has called for better surveillance for disease as avian flu hits poultry...
UK Poultry Meat Industry Launches Manifesto for Future Success
UK - The British Poultry Council (BPC) is calling on Government to help the industry deliver long-term success for the UK....
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