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19 October 2018
Foster Farms debuts QR code virtual assistant in fresh chicken case
USA - Foster Farms introduces DORI, a new, interactive on-package QR code that is designed to make shopping for chicken easier. In her friendly Bitmoji style, DORI connects consumers to exclusive savings, more than 500 fresh chicken recipes, a guide to...
10 October 2018
Chickens and eggs: retailer Carrefour adopts blockchain to track fresh produce
EU (Reuters) - Europe's largest retailer Carrefour SA has adopted blockchain ledger technology to track and trace chicken, eggs and tomatoes as they travel from farms to stores, and will deploy it across all of its fresh product lines in coming years...
03 October 2018
Loblaws recalls some chicken products on fear of Salmonella outbreak
CANADA (Reuters) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Tuesday that grocery and drugstore chain Loblaw Cos Ltd was recalling certain $10 chicken fries due to Salmonella concerns...
18 September 2018
Keeping track: Compassion launches first European EggTrack Report
EU - Following the success of Compassion in World Farming’s US EggTrack Report last year, the farm animal welfare charity launched a new report on 18 September 2018 to show the progress European companies are making towards meeting their 2025 cage-free...
11 September 2018
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
UK - A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the NFU said today...
The future of cell-cultured poultry meat: USDA and FDA to hold joint meeting
USA - US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products...
06 September 2018
A matter of DNA: tests find some meat products are not from the animals on the label
Figures released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in response to a Freedom of Information request show that spot checks are finding four cases a week in which meat is being sold illegally under false pretences. Andrew Wasley, Bureau of Investigative...
Could Brexit's effect on British poultry divide the rich and poor?
UK - A no deal Brexit risks creating a dangerous two tier food system that divides the rich and the poor, with the less well-off forced to accept lower standards, warns a major new report from a leading UK think-tank...
31 August 2018
One death in recent outbreak of Salmonella
USA - CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections linked to kosher chicken...
28 August 2018
British egg sales and recognition on the rise
British Lion eggs are in good health, with the latest figures showing retail sales continuing to rise for the twelfth year in a row, and consumer recognition of the Lion mark significantly higher than other food marks...
24 August 2018
Cell-based meat and poultry: top firms co-sign letter to President Trump
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) and Memphis Meats today co-signed a letter to President Donald Trump asking the Administration to clarify the regulatory framework for cell-based meat and poultry products...
17 August 2018
Changing the face of the Australian poultry industry
Australian Eggs and CSIRO have combined forces in a new study designed to change poultry farming practices to match public expectations of welfare and quality...
13 August 2018
British Lion eggs welcome compensation news
The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000...
08 August 2018
Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
27 July 2018
Cell-cultured protein: a letter to Trump from US meat and poultry groups
USA - In a letter addressed directly to President Trump, seven meat and poultry organisations petition him to level the playing field for animal-derived and lab-grown meats...
26 July 2018
National Chicken Council: food transparency and immersive virtual reality
USA - With nearly 90 percent of consumers interested in additional information about chicken, new 360° virtual tours of chicken production in the US satisfies consumers’ hunger for more...
17 July 2018
SaladStop! joins global cage-free egg movement
GLOBAL - SaladStop!, Asia’s leading healthy food chain, is joining the global cage-free movement with a commitment to use exclusively cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025...
11 July 2018
Detect meat spoilage with your smartphone
New technology uses sensors within packaging to convey spoilage statistics to your smartphone within seconds ...
10 July 2018
Ready Meals - ready in minutes, but not ready for the future
Despite the rapid growth of interest in plant-based eating, Eating Better found that meat still dominates the ready meal aisles but the provenance and quality of the meat is often unclear...
Grand Hyatt Singapore and Andaz Singapore announce cage-free egg initiative
SINGAPORE - Grand Hyatt Singapore and Andaz Singapore announced on 09 July 2018 their commitment to switch to a 100 percent cage-free egg (shell and liquid) supply chain by 2025 or earlier...
09 July 2018
New Dutch egg safety report shows need for higher standards
UK - Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food safety standards...
08 June 2018
Accurate Labels Act introduced
USA - Bipartisan legislation would provide consumers with clear, accurate, meaningful information on packaging labels...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
22 May 2018
FAI Farms extends higher welfare breed trial services to US producers and companies
New York, USA, 22 May, 2018 - The Food Animal Initiative (FAI Farms), the food sustainability research, data and consultancy business, is expanding its higher welfare breed trialling services to US producers and companies, in line with the RSPCA Broiler...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
 
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