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18 October 2017
Chicken from Kajang Slaughterhouse Using Unauthorised Halal Certification Seized
MALAYSIA - The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) seized 1,098 packets of chicken from a slaughterhouse and processing plant in Kajang, which bore unauthorised halal certification on its packages....
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....
06 October 2017
Report Highlights State, Local Initiatives to Reduce Antibiotics in Agriculture
US - The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) has released a new report examining the ways that consumer and public health advocates are working to reduce the amount of antibiotics given to farm animals, a key contributor to antibiotic resistance. ...
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....
Antimicrobial Use in Danish Animals Continues Downward Trend
DENMARK - The total antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease for the third consecutive year....
05 October 2017
IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
IFA Protests Over Livestock, Poultry Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
03 October 2017
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....
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....
Massive Projected Increase in Use of Antimicrobials in Animals by 2030
GLOBAL - The amount of antimicrobials given to animals destined for human consumption is expected to rise by a staggering 52 per cent and reach 200,000 tonnes by 2030 unless policies are implemented to limit their use, according to new research....
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....
15 September 2017
FAO Commends High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products
BELARUS - Belarusian dairy and meat products are of high quality, Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, told the media on 14 September....
13 September 2017
Korean Govt to Revise Egg Coding System
SOUTH KOREA - The government will require egg farms to implement a revised coding system that identifies how their chickens are reared and when its eggs are produced, it said Wednesday....
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)....
01 September 2017
Cherkizovo Group Permitted to Export Poultry Products to Iraq
IRAQ - PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, has announced that its Vasilyevskaya poultry production facility has received permission to export poultry products to Iraq....
17 August 2017
EU 'Too Slow' Over Food Scandal; Contaminated Eggs Also Found in HK, SK
EU & ASIA - Several European countries are affected by fipronil contaminated eggs, causing millions of eggs to be removed from shelves in European markets....
15 August 2017
Development of Local Food Systems Helps Bridge Gap Among Different People
US - One of the major barriers that environmentalists face in trying to implement sustainable practices is getting disparate groups to agree on what needs protecting and which way is the best course of action....
14 August 2017
Passport Food Safety Solutions Announces Exclusive Partnership with PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive modeling and prescriptive analytics technology for...
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...
France Orders National Investigation Amid Europe Tainted Egg Scandal
FRANCE - France has ordered a national investigation into all egg-product manufacturers in the wake of Europe's insecticide-tainted egg scandal, French Agriculture Minister Stephane Travert said on Wednesday....
11 August 2017
Belgium to Set Up Task Force to Support Poultry Sector After Tainted Egg Scandal
BELGIUM - Belgium will set up a task force to examine all possible measures to support the poultry sector following the insecticide-contaminated egg scandal, a spokesman of Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel confirmed Thursday....
09 August 2017
Direct Interaction with Consumers Helps Dispel Ag Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record straight on what they do and why they do it....
Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to UK, France
UK & FRANCE - The United Kingdom and France have said that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered their countries, as millions of chickens faced being culled in the Netherlands in a growing European contamination scandal....
31 July 2017
'Tighter Rules Needed on Labelling Chickens,' Warns Producer
IRELAND - Country of origin labelling must be tightened up as many consumers are unaware where their chicken fillets come from, a producer has warned....
21 July 2017
GPA Introduces Private Label Eggs from Non-Caged Chickens
BRAZIL - Brazilian retailer GPA has introduced a new range of eggs produced by non-caged chickens at a more affordable price than free-range and organic eggs. Earlier this year, GPA committed to sell only private label eggs from hens reared outside of...
 
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