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06 November 2017
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
03 November 2017
Cracks Found in SA's Egg Market
SOUTH AFRICA - The chronic egg shortage shows no sign of easing any time soon, with 23 egg farms affected by the bird flu taking a potential 3.7m eggs a day out of circulation. And there’s a sense things are likely to get worse before they get better....
02 November 2017
Nestlé Commits to Globally Sourcing Only Cage-free Eggs by 2025
GLOBAL - Nestlé today announced its plans to set a goal where only eggs from cage-free hens are sourced for all its food products globally by 2025, including all shell eggs and egg products directly sourced as ingredients by by the company....
Suzuki Teams with Japanese Egg Grower to Fill India's Appetite
INDIA & JAPAN - Suzuki Motor is working with Ise Foods to grow and distribute eggs in India, tapping the Japanese egg producer's proprietary technology to assure quality and safety to the nation's growing middle class....
01 November 2017
Ministry Allots Land for Poultry Project in Haima
OMAN - The Ministry of Housing has signed an agreement for allotment of land with Osool Poultry in Al Ghaftain in the wilayat of Haima. The ministry stated that it has agreed to allocate four sites in Haima to establish over RO60mn worth poultry project....
30 October 2017
First Asian Company to Commit to 100% Cage-free Egg Supply Chain
SINGAPORE - The Lo & Behold Group, a Singaporean hospitality company, is joining Humane Society International, one of the world's largest animal protection organizations, to improve animal welfare in its supply chain by committing to sourcing 100 per...
Cape Town Scrambles for Eggs Ahead of Tourist Season
SOUTH AFRICA - The egg could be about to make a dent in the multi-million rand hospitality industry. With the holiday season on the doorstep‚ tourists might have to fork out more for their meals — especially breakfast....
Egg Contamination Found on Changhua County Farm
TAIWAN - The insecticide fipronil was found in eggs produced at a farm in Changhua County in a recent random inspection, Kuo Chih-shan, deputy head of the county's Department of Agriculture, said Saturday....
Germany Holding Back on Publishing Info About 'Contaminated Egg Scandal'
GERMANY - German authorities have banned the publication of information about the scandal that made headlines in the summer regarding eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil....
27 October 2017
All Maltese-produced Eggs Free of Biocides, Fipronil Residue
MALTA - The Veterinary Regulation Directorate has tested all Maltese egg-laying hen farms, concluding that all farms are now free of Fipronil residue above the EU maximum residue level of 0.005mg/kg. ...
Israel to Exempt Eggs from Import Tax
ISRAEL - The Agriculture Ministry exempted 13.2 million eggs from import tax, in an attempt to combat the existing shortage....
17 October 2017
Germ-free Hatching Eggs: Alternative to Formaldehyde Application
AUSTRIA - There was a Europe-wide outcry in the summer of 2017 as it emerged that hatching eggs were being treated with the insecticide fipronil, which is harmful to health....
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
11 October 2017
Poultry Industry on the Rise as Investors Spot Potential
RWANDA - A year ago, Jean Baptiste Musabyimana relocated from France – where he was a financial auditor in a big firm–and returned to Rwanda. Shortly after his arrival, he started a Rwf1.5 billion chicken farm in Bugesera District....
New Govt Advice: British Lion Eggs Safe for Mums-to-be, Babies & the Elderly
UK - Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on....
09 October 2017
Innscor to Inject US$8M Towards Chicken Restocking
ZIMBABWE - Innscor Africa Ltd says it is planning to invest in excess of US$8 million for the restocking of its chicken-rearing subsidiary Irvine’s in the aftermath of the recent avian flu outbreak outbreak at the company’s Lanark Farm....
Researchers Rear Hens Laying Drug-filled Eggs
JAPAN - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Kansai in Osaka Prefecture has succeeded in making hens lay eggs that contain a pharmaceutical agent that can be used to treat such diseases as cancer and hepatitis, it...
Egg Farmers Unite to Form Association
TAIWAN - An egg farmers’ association was founded on Saturday (7 October) in Changhua County’s Erlin Township to improve the self-regulation of egg production following several tainted-egg scares this year....
04 October 2017
Warming Unlikely to Impact Animal Agriculture in Northeast
US - Climate change will not significantly impair animal agriculture in the Northeast region of the United States, according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, who point out there are many variables in the future scenario they envision....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
HCM City Retail Outlets Sell Traceable Chicken Meat, Eggs
VIET NAM - Consumers in HCM City can trace the origin of chicken meat and eggs they buy at both traditional and modern retail outlets starting 3 October....
Tainted Egg Yolks Found in Mooncakes
TAIWAN - The yolks of duck eggs from two poultry farms in Yunlin County’s Yuanchang Township that were used in mooncakes were found to contain Sudan IV, a toxic chemical dye, use of which in food is banned, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said, adding...
02 October 2017
Zimbabwean Govt Suspends Duty on Fertilised Poultry Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of avian influenza in the country....
26 September 2017
Research Demonstrates Importance of Eggshell Cuticle Plugs
CANADA - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, in which researchers demonstrated the importance of eggshell cuticle plugs....
25 September 2017
Federation Says Farmers Face Financial Ruin Switch to Cage-free
NEW ZEALAND - Nearly three quarters of eggs sold are from caged chickens and egg farmers are calling on supermarkets to continue selling them....
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