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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Organic livestock standards rule withdrawn to detriment of family farmers and the organic label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....
'Unclear-origin' Poultry Seized in Nghệ An
VIET NAM - Traffic police in the central province of Nghệ An seized a coach transporting nearly 1,300 baby poultry without clear origin on Monday in Diễn Châu District’s Diên Hồng Commune....
30 November 2017
Chicken Production in BiH to Increase by 50%
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - The country has a large potential for the export of meat and meat products. The production of chicken could be increased by 50 per cent by entering the European market....
29 November 2017
Quality Tracking System in Food Industry Promoted in Tai'an
CHINA - A promotion meeting of food industry quality tracking system was held on 28 November in Tai'an, Shandong province, with officials from districts' and counties' food and drug administrations and food company representatives attending to learn and...
23 November 2017
DPM: Malaysia Aims to Export 30% of Broiler Chickens by 2030
MALAYSIA - Malaysia aims to export at least 30 per cent of broiler chickens by 2030, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi....
07 November 2017
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
03 November 2017
Shakeup in Thai Poultry Industry as Human Health Fears Grow
THAILAND - The fresh meat counter at a supermarket in Ari, a wealthy Bangkok neighborhood, has a new crop of signs to reassure customers eyeing trays laden with pink chicken parts....
02 November 2017
CFIA Recalls Maple Leaf Brand Chicken Breast Strips
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling some of Maple Leaf's chicken breast strips across the country due to reported illnesses....
Russia May Soon Start Exporting Beef, Poultry to Saudi Arabia
RUSSIA - Russia might begin supplying beef, goat and sheep meat, as well as poultry and their by-products to Saudi Arabia in the near future, Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) said in a statement...
27 October 2017
Brand Leads Way in Food Transparency; First-ever Traceable Turkeys This Thanksgiving
US - For the first time beginning this Thanksgiving, consumers will be able to trace Honeysuckle White® brand turkeys from a family farm to their table. ...
26 October 2017
UAE Bans Poultry Products from Bulgaria
UAE - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has prohibited the import of all types of live domestic and wild birds, ornamental birds, chicks, and hatching eggs and their thermally untreated products from the European country....
 
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