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Poultry Industry News By Category: Labelling & Traceability
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...
14 May 2018
CCTV in English abattoirs now mandatory
Official Veterinarians will have unlimited access to footage within abattoirs based in England...
26 April 2018
Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA, Canada - New specialty market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available under the Biotica product brand via strategic...
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil...
24 April 2018
The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development goes to The Lakes Free Range Egg Company
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise - one of the most prestigious business awards programmes in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category...
No more 'veggie sausages' in France owing to ban on use of meat terminology
24 April 2018 - France has this week introduced a ban against using terminology relating to animal-based foods to describe their plant-based alternatives...
23 April 2018
Asian food industry leaders put animal welfare on their agenda
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 23 April 2018 - Humane Society International (HSI) recently hosted Indonesia’s first corporate animal welfare roundtable, bringing together leading food service, restaurant and hospitality companies to discuss the global movement...
19 April 2018
No-touch meat packaging for millennials
Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018...
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
18 April 2018
US egg recall could affect 2 million eggs in Hong Kong
The recent recall of over 206 million eggs which were potentially contaminated with Salmonella in the US could include 2 million eggs exported to Hong Kong, reports the South China Morning post...
11 April 2018
What’s on the label? Traditionally-harvested vs lab-grown
WASHINGTON – As new, alternative “beef” products make their way onto grocery store shelves, National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging federal officials to establish labelling requirements that better inform consumers about the difference between...
30 March 2018
Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history...
21 March 2018
Welfare concerns peak in USA and UK after recent legislation changes, undercover footage
21 March 2018 - Welfare concerns are high this week in light of recent developments in the US and UK...
19 March 2018
Welfare concerns over new footage from UK poultry farm
Footage has emerged which claims to show the horrific conditions endured by 500,000 chickens that lay eggs for the UK’s largest egg producer and supermarkets...
13 March 2018
Organic livestock standards rule withdrawn to detriment of family farmers and the organic label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
15 February 2018
Saker ShopRites, Inc. recalls empanadas due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen
WASHINGTON, 14 February 2018 – Saker ShopRites, Inc, a Linden, NJ. establishment, is recalling approximately 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
19 January 2018
O&T Farms announces organic feed ingredient
O&T’s organic linPRO® provides the natural way to enrich eggs or chicken with Omega-3s...
17 January 2018
Lawsuit filed against Walmart for claiming "cage-free" eggs
A lawsuit has been filed in the US against Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods which claims they lied to customers about access to outdoors for laying hens, reports the Modern Farmer....
20 December 2017
2 Sisters Food Group to Publish Data on UK Poultry Audit
UK - In an attempt to boost transparency, the 2 Sisters Food Group has revealed plans to publish data on all inspections and audits in its manufacturing plants....
19 December 2017
Risk of 'Dirty' Turkey After Brexit if UK Strikes US Trade Deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a new briefing paper by leading food policy experts....
06 December 2017
MoU Unites African Countries Against Chicken Dumping, Fights for Level Playing Field
AFRICA - African countries need to unite against the dumping of chicken imports which are destroying local industries and putting thousands out of work - this is something South Africa and Ghana's chicken industries have agreed on....
05 December 2017
Call for Urgent Action on Food, Nutrition Security, Report Reveals
EU - As part of an unprecedented global InterAcademy Partnership project by 130 science academies, a team of scientists from across Europe undertook a two-year, extensive analysis on the future of food, nutrition, agriculture, and health....
 
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