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19 October 2017
FSA Survey Reveals Reduction of Campylobacter in Retail Chickens
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) yesterday published the last set of results from its survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh UK-produced supermarket chickens....
11 October 2017
Study Shows Quorn Protein on Par with Animal Sources
UK - Protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as animal proteins, new research suggests....
2017 Ross UK Flock Awards celebrates success
Genetic potential and management excellence make for award-winning combination...
09 October 2017
Free Range Producers will Rise to Challenge of Increased Production, Says BFREPA
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association says its members will innovate and invest to meet any rise in demand for their product....
06 October 2017
FSA Investigates Two More 2SFG Chicken Factories
UK - Two further 2 Sisters poultry plants are being probed by the Food Standards Agency after an undercover investigation by ITV News and the Guardian....
03 October 2017
Enter now for the Zoetis – BPC 2017 Poultry Trainee Award
An award that highlights the increasing career prospects in the poultry industry, the 2017 Zoetis - British Poultry Council Trainee Award, is open to entries....
02 October 2017
2 Sisters Temporarily Suspends Operations Post Guardian/ITV Investigation
UK - Last week, the Guardian and ITV revealed that its reporters worked undercover at one of the UK's major supermarket supplier of poultry products and reported serious food safety allegations....
29 September 2017
The Guardian: Undercover Work Reveals Blood, Sweat, Deceit; 2 Sisters Responds
UK - This summer, two undercover reporters for the Guardian and ITV News were among 2 Sisters Food Group's workforce....
27 September 2017
Cargill, Faccenda Foods to Combine Fresh Chicken, Turkey & Duck Activities
UK - Cargill and Faccenda Foods on Monday (25 September) agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. ...
18 September 2017
Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations
UK - The NFU, NPA and stakeholders across the industry(1) are urging the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry which are coming to an end on 31 December 2017....
14 September 2017
UK can Officially Call Itself Bird Flu Free; Chief Vet Sounds Caution
UK - UK poultry keepers have been urged to remain vigilant for signs of avian influenza even though the UK has met all international requirements to declare itself free from the disease, Chris McCullough reports....
13 September 2017
Collaborative thinking puts students on course at latest breeder module
Students were encouraged to work collaboratively and apply best practices to solve realistic and challenging breeder management scenarios at the sixth Aviagen® Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production Management School, Breeder Module. ...
11 September 2017
Grave Concern Over Rise in Animals Killed Without Stunning, Say Vets
UK - The number of animals killed without pre-stunning has risen sharply, according to analysis by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) of the latest survey released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA)....
Call for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
07 September 2017
Ceva details latest poultry “Vaccinology” approach claiming simple vaccination is no longer enough
At WVPA Congress, Edinburgh, the company outlines its latest innovations, in vaccines, equipment, services and quality certification....
Protecting longer-life layers against infectious bronchitis
With many laying hens now remaining in production up to 500 days, it’s time to rethink infectious bronchitis (IB) protection protocols, says Dieter Vancraeynest, DVM, PhD, a poultry veterinarian at Zoetis....
06 September 2017
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
14 August 2017
Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare', Says BVA
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association...
07 August 2017
Boehringer Ingelheim is a Diamond plus partner for WVPAC 2017
After acquiring the animal health leader, Merial, in January 2017; Boehringer Ingelheim delivers an extensive and innovative portfolio of products and services to prevent disease, improve health, and productivity for animals around the world....
02 August 2017
Hipra will be present at the XX WVPA Congress - Edinburgh September 2017.
Hipra is proud to be one of the main sponsors of the event, which brings together a large group of specialists in poultry health including researchers, field veterinarians and opinion leaders from around the world. 1200 delegates from 70 different countries...
Special Invite to all Poultry Vets who are Attending the WVPAC Congress to Join Vetspanel
By completing our web-based questionnaires you will be rewarded with points which can be redeemed for gift vouchers available in your country or transfer it to your Paypal account. You can also choose to donate your rewards to one of the charities we...
01 August 2017
Chicken Firm Slashes Antibiotic Use Through Holistic Remedies
UK - Experts in poultry health have helped one of the UK’s largest food businesses to slash its antibiotic usage in the past two years, by adopting an holistic approach to animal well-being....
27 July 2017
Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
21 July 2017
Agro Supply expands range of heat exchangers
Agro Supply – market leader and trendsetter when it comes to heat exchangers (Clima+ units) for poultry farming – expands the range of Clima+ units with high capacity units of 27,000 and 31,000m³/h. ...
17 July 2017
Report Says UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex....
 
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