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11 June 2015
Livestock Industries Unite for Successful Inspection Process
UK - Livestock industries have agreed to work together to ensure the successful implementation of the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) Collection and Communication of Inspection Results (CCIR) across poultry, pig, beef and sheep sectors....
05 June 2015
Call for Global Agreement on EU Meat Inspection Rules
UK - A call has been made to the European Commission to take a lead on achieving a general global agreement for the acceptance of the European-wide visual meat inspection....
04 June 2015
Concerns Over Changes to Reporting of Veterinary Medicine Use
EU - Proposals have been put forward in Europe to increase the notification period before slaughter that veterinary medicines have been used on livestock....
29 May 2015
Three Quarters of Chickens Test Positive for Campylobacter
UK - Most chickens test positive for the presence of campylobacter, according to the results of a year-long study published by the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA)....
18 May 2015
Unapproved Chemical Use Leads to AA Poultry Recall
US - AA Poultry Processing is recalling a large volume of chicken and turkey meat products, after possible contamination with an unapproved subtance was discovered....
15 May 2015
Poultry Scientist Sees Salmonella, Intestinal Disease Link
US - Researcher Charles Hofacre from the University of Georgia has made the link between maintaining intestinal health of chickens and reducing Salmonella incidence....
Some US Foodborne Disease Infections Down in 2014
US - Rates of infection of common Salmonella and E. coli types decreased during 2014, according to data from the US public health organisation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
14 May 2015
US Documentary Leads to New Poultry Recall Powers
US - After a documentary highlighted cases of preventable foodborne illnesses, the government announced new powers for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to recall contaminated poultry and meat products to protect consumers....
13 May 2015
Award for 2 Sisters’ Work on Campylobacter
UK - Poultry and food processor, 2 Sisters Food Group has won industry praise for its work in controlling Campylobactor....
Software Speeds Up Salmonella Strain Identification
US - A cloud-based software tool has been developed to quickly classify strains of salmonella....
11 May 2015
Ecuador Bans US Poultry on Bird Flu Fears
ECUADOR - The country has banned imports of all poultry products from the United States, reports the USDA....
08 May 2015
FAO Predicts World Food Import Bill to Fall to Five-year Low
GLOBAL - International prices for agricultural commodities continued to decline in April and abundant inventories are poised to offset any pressure from the slight reduction in global harvests expected this year....
05 May 2015
Huge Livestock, Crop Losses Expected after Nepal Earthquake
NEPAL - The recent earthquake in Nepal has very likely caused high livestock and crop losses, impacting heavily on food security. Millions of people have been effected by the disaster and many of these people live in villages in the most vulnerable agricultural...
Meat Labelling - What Does It All Really Mean?
US - Overwhelmed, confused and unsure are just a few words to describe how many consumers feel when purchasing foods, particularly meat products....
EU Must Consider Global Food Security, Say MEPs
EU - The EU should use the Milan Expo 2015 to encourage sustainable agronomic practices, promote fairness in the supply chain, and fight food waste and malnutrition, says a resolution voted by Parliament. The ultimate aim of these efforts should be to...
01 May 2015
USDA Finds Salmonella Falls in Poultry Meat Plants
US - The latest test results from the USDA, covering the period from July 2014 to September 2014, revealed reductions in the prevalence of Salmonella in chicken plants and another zero-positive result at turkey plants. For Campylobacter, the positive...
Foster Farms Executive Receives Food Safety Award
US - Foster Farms’ Dr Robert O’Connor has been honoured with an award for food safety innovation....
30 April 2015
New Video Gives VIP Tour of Processing Plants
US – A new video is offering viewers a behind-the-scenes look at poultry processing standards in the US industry....
29 April 2015
Tyson to Cut Human Antibiotics in Poultry Flocks
US - Integrated poultry and meat processing giant Tyson Foods is striving to end the use of human antibiotics from its US broiler chicken flocks by the end of September 2017....
28 April 2015
Australians Shocked at Poultry Ban by PNG
PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Papua New Guinea (PNG) has shocked Australia by banning all raw poultry imports from the country on health risk grounds....
27 April 2015
British Lion Eggs Boosts Social Presence
UK - British Lion eggs has boosted its online social presence with the launch of an egg recipes Pinterest profile, as well as new vlogger videos and an Instagram challenge, enabling egg fans to share inspirational egg recipes across multiple online platforms....
Chicken Summit Attracted National, Local, Trade Media
US - The second Chicken Media Summit, sponsored by the National Chicken Council (NCC) and the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), was held from 20 to 22 April in Cambridge, Maryland. ...
Eating Eggs with Vegetables Can Increase Carotenoid Absorption
US - New research shows that eating cooked whole eggs alongside vegetables can increase the absorption of carotenoids, powerful antioxidants beneficial to health....
24 April 2015
Global Researchers Collaborate for Sustainable Intensification in Africa
GLOBAL - 23 African and European research partners will collaborate on a new long term research and innovation partnership, focussing on sustainable intensification of the agro-food system in Africa....
23 April 2015
Australian Officials Rally to Reverse Poultry Ban by PNG
AUSTRALIA – Australian farm ministers are in talks with Papua New Guinea (PNG) to lift a recently imposed ban on uncooked poultry products from Australia....
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