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28 September 2016
Poland Leads EU Poultry Meat Production
EU - The EU's broiler sector is expected to continue to grow in 2016 and 2017, benefiting from increased exports and slowly increasing domestic demand, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service...
Avian Flu Kills 500 Birds on Backyard Holding in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Over 100 birds died due to an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza on a backyard poultry holding in Taiwan recently....
Turkey Giant Bernard Matthews Sold
UK - Turkey giant Bernard Matthews has been purchased by the Boparan Private Office, which is the investment company of 2 Sisters owner Ranjit Singh....
27 September 2016
Further Bird Flu Outbreak Found in Cameroon
CAMEROON - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been discovered in the Ouest region of Cameroon....
Will South African Brining Regulations Hurt the Poultry Industry?
SOUTH AFRICA - South African poultry producers have recently lost an appeal against Government’s plan to cap the brining of chicken portions at 15 per cent starting from 22 October this year. Kevin Lovell, CEO of the South African Poultry Association...
Egg Farmers of Canada Rewarded for Social Responsibility
CANADA - Egg Farmers of Canada has been awarded the Crystal Egg Award for outstanding commitment to corporate and social responsibility, an international award presented by the International Egg Commission (IEC), yesterday in Kuala Lumpur. ...
26 September 2016
More Bird Flu Found in Ghana
GHANA - Two more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been found in the Greater Accra region of Ghana....
Responsible Breeding = Sustainable Production
GLOBAL - Modern broiler breeding contributes in a number of ways to sustainable poultry production....
Case Against South Africa's Poultry Brining Restrictions Dismissed
SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has welcomed the judgement in the case brought by the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) against poultry meat regulations....
African Poultry Wrap: Tanzania Opens Up for Russian Imports
AFRICA - More and more African countries are opening up their poultry markets to imports from Europe and the United States, growing evidence of constrained poultry production capacity on the continent. ...
Reducing your Poultry Farm’s Carbon Footprint: Good for the Environment and for the Birds
GLOBAL - The increasing prevalence of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and their effects on climate change is a hot topic among environmentalists...
Cobb Appoints New General Manager for North America
US - Todd Wilson, who has more than 25 years of experience in the Unites States poultry industry, has been appointed general manager for Cobb-Vantress, Inc. for North America....
23 September 2016
South African Poultry Producers Allege US Meat Poses Health Risk
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association and Pork Producers Organisation are taking the South African Government to court due to concessions made for meat imported from the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Glenneis...
Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark....
Top Restaurant Chains Make Progress on Antibiotics Use in Chicken
US - Since last year, twice as many of the US’s top fast food chains are responding to the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance by adopting strong policies that prohibit the routine use of antibiotics, or medically-important antibiotics, in...
Migrant Labour Shortage Post-Brexit Could Mean Structural Change for Farming
UK - The potential reduction in migrant labour post-Brexit may catalyse structural change in the agricultural and horticultural sectors, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
22 September 2016
World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday....
BALTISA: 20 Wonderful Years of Partnership with Hubbard
RUSSIA - In July this year, BALTISA, the exclusive distributor of Hubbard products in the Baltic and CIS countries, celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over 200 people from many different entities in the poultry, governmental and service sectors across the...
More Low Path Bird Flu Found in France
FRANCE - Another outbreak of low pathogenic bird flu has been discovered in France....
Ross 140 Club Welcomes Eight Entries from Finland
FINLAND - Aviagen® SweChick welcomed eight new entries from DanHatch Finland farmers at a seminar held in Kristalliranta on 2 Aug....
21 September 2016
Czech Poultry Production Growing as Consumers Favour Healthier Meat
CZECHOSLOVAKIA - Broiler meat has been gaining greater popularity among Czech consumers due to its favourable prices compared to other meats and its healthier profile, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
20 September 2016
Saudi Arabia's Poultry Imports to Decline Amid Increasing Local Production
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia's total domestic broiler meat production in 2017 is forecast to increase by 4.4 per cent compared to the estimated production in 2016, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
Brazilian Production Costs for Broilers Fell in August
BRAZIL - Production costs for pigs and broilers fell for the second month in a row in August, according to Brazil's agricultural research institute Embrapa....
Avian Influenza-Free India a Big Relief to its Poultry Producers
INDIA - India is free from avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu from September 5, 2016, the department of agriculture and animal husbandry has declared, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
 
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