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27 February 2015
Pressure Put on Poultry Sector to Reduce Campylobacter
UK - A total of 19 of chickens tested in the first nine months of a British Food Standards Agency survey on the prevalence of Campylobacter were positive within the highest band of contamination....
Researcher Reveals Campylobacter Insights Ahead of New Role
AUSTRALIA - A researcher has revealed insights into her time working with Campylobacter and genomics ahead of her time at the Poultry Cooperative Research Centre (Poultry CRC) in Australia. ...
20 February 2015
UK, US Collaborate on Animal Disease Prevention Research
UK - BBSRC and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will both donate £2.3 million/$2.3 million for the US-UK Collaborative Animal Health and Disease and Veterinary Immune Reagents programme....
19 February 2015
Importance of Farming Highlighted Ahead of General Election
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) will launch a national campaign next week to highlight the importance of food and farming ahead of the general election....
17 February 2015
Opportunities and Barriers to Feeding the World’s Growing Population
US - "Feeding the World 2015” is an excellent vehicle for promoting critical dialogue about the implications of the tremendous increase in food demand and changing food patterns, a topic that deserves increased public attention in the US and abroad,...
Remember British Lion Mark This Pancake Day
UK - To celebrate Pancake Day today, 17 February, the egg-heads at British Lion eggs have created a new collection of international pancake recipes....
13 February 2015
Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
10 February 2015
Canada Publishes Wholesale Meat Specifications
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published the Wholesale Meat Specifications Document (WMSD) for fresh beef, lamb, poultry, pork, turkey and veal....
Ten Years of Online Traceability for Safer Food in Europe
EU - TRACES – the European Commission’s free online system that enhances the safety of the food chain and facilitates trade – is celebrating its 10th birthday....
09 February 2015
Philippine Agriculture to Continue Growth in 2015
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture is well-positioned to sustain its growth momentum this year, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said. And to help fuel this expansion, the DA chief said the Department will vigorously pursue rural infrastructure...
Advertising Campaign Boosts British Egg Enthusiasm
UK - An advertising campaign has seen visits to the egg recipes website more than triple since it launched in January....
05 February 2015
IPPE Seminar Explored How to Handle Environmental Regulations
US - The 'Environmental Bootcamp' education programme at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) included advice on pollution prevention and the importance of understanding the regulations that apply to your business....
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....
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