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04 February 2015
Wild Birds Act as Reservoir for Foodborne Salmonella
POLAND - In a study looking at the prevalence and characteristics of Salmonella in wild birds, researchers found many similarities with those that are monitored in the EU because of foodborne disease associated with poultry....
03 February 2015
Poultry, Product Restrictions in Mexico Due to Bird Flu
MEXICO - Mexico has imposed a ban on all poultry and poultry products originating in the US state of California, including egg products, hatching eggs, and baby chicks, following an earlier outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8....
02 February 2015
Draft Order Issued on Use of Antibiotics in Meat, Poultry Products
INDIA - In order to curb the rampant use of antibiotics in meat and poultry products, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a draft order that proposes to stop the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in food-producing animals...
29 January 2015
Campylobacter Cases in EU Stable, Listeria Rising
EU - The number of incidents of illness caused by Campylobacter across Europe appears to be stabilising, according to a new report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
28 January 2015
Urgent Help Needed after Malawi Floods Wreck Farmland
MALAWI, AFRICA - Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food security....
27 January 2015
Food Insecurity in Conflict Areas Must be Addressed
GLOBAL - Agriculture and food security must be treated as essential components of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva during a special meeting of the UN Peacebuilding Commission....
Benefits Highlighted of Eggs for Older Ages
UK - The British Egg Industry Council is sponsoring a three-year programme of research into the potential for improving health in later life by increasing egg intake....
Latvia Presents Framework to EU Council
EU - The Latvian Presidency has presented its work programme in the agriculture and fisheries sector to the EU Council....
23 January 2015
US Poultry Industry Responds to New Food Safety Proposal
US - The industry body, the National Chicken Council and one poultry processor have welcomed the aims of the recently announced proposal to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter on poultry parts, highlighting the progress that has been made in this area...
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. ...
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