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Poultry Industry News By Category: Sustainability
20 April 2018
New Division of Agriculture Cargill Poultry Research Centre to focus on antibiotic alternatives
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Scientists looking for alternatives to antibiotics to keep poultry healthy will have a state-of-the-art facility for their work, thanks to a $150,000 donation from Cargill, as part of the company’s focus on safely, responsibly...
19 April 2018
Current house farm bill fails to meet needs of family farmers, says NFU (US)
WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration...
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...
17 April 2018
NFU South East prepared to respond to government on future farm policy
Hundreds of NFU South East members have come forward to help the NFU respond to government plans for future farm policy, which currently fails to recognise the vital role of food production, reports the NFU...
Agri-strategies for climate change: What do the experts say?
The headquarters of the Ministry of Agribusiness, Argentina, was the scene of the 'Workshop of analysis and perspective of the process of construction of the Adaptation Plan to climate change for the agricultural sector in Argentina', organised jointly...
Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
16 April 2018
Too many eggs, not enough tech: Egg glut in Nigeria a result of a paucity technology
CEO Emmanuel Iregbeyen, Emiraz Farms, points to a lack of technology as the culprit for Nigerian egg glut...
13 April 2018
FAI Director, Paul Cook, joins McDonald’s new Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council
As part of their journey towards improved chicken sustainability, McDonald’s have appointed FAI Technical Director Paul Cook to a multi-stakeholder advisory council featuring key suppliers, genetics experts, leading welfare academics and researchers...
Maple Leafs Foods invests in Entomo Farms to expand cricket farming production
Entomo Farms, North America’s largest insect farm for human consumption, announced today that it raised Series A funding from Maple Leaf Foods, Canada’s largest protein consumer packaged goods company...
12 April 2018
Find out how (and why) to improve the gut health of your flock with a free ebook
"Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health" by A. Gino Lorenzoni DVM, MSc, PhD is a guide to how and why to improve the gut health of your flock...
ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will explore the transformative power of ideas and their ability to change the poultry industry
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Poultry producers and industry experts from around the world will gather at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18), held 20-22 May in Lexington, Kentucky, to share ideas and discuss advancements in the industry related to digital...
04 April 2018
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announces Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Canada’s agriculture and food system is a leading producer of high-quality, safe products and a key driver of the country’s economic growth...
27 March 2018
Financial certainty in an uncertain world
Farmers are being told to prepare for an uncertain future amid changing consumer trends, Brexit and reductions in support payments. But how can they prepare for the unknown?...
21 February 2018
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company wins gold at the International Green Awards
The awards are part of an international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. The Lakes won the UK Green Apple Award last year, after competing against 500 other nominations for the Environmental Best Practice Award. They...
20 February 2018
Food and farming can power Britain post-Brexit, says NFU President
Now is the opportunity to change and reshape agriculture policy and future-proof British food production, according to NFU President Meurig Raymond...
Axcentive obtains its first Ecovadis CSR rating
Axcentive have communicated before about its commitment to preserve the environment and its care for all that are closely or loosely related to Axcentive activities. We have been doing things right, but how can we do better on Corporate Social Responsibility...
13 February 2018
Surge in alternative proteins as Nestlé and Tesco praised by investors for plant-based shift
London, 13 February 2018 - As alternative proteins become mainstream, Nestlé and Tesco are named the best declared companies, while Costco has been called out for its inadequate response...
16 January 2018
New and improved Countryside Stewardship Offers open for applications
New Countryside Stewardship Offers introduced to help more farmers and land managers protect wildlife and enhance the environment....
11 January 2018
Better Chicken Programme announced by IKEA
IKEA Food Services wants to have a positive impact on people, animals and the planet. IKEA Food has developed the Better Programmes to address and focus ambitions for more sustainable agriculture for all major animals in the IKEA food supply chain....
Environmental policy and food production must go hand-in-hand
Farming and the environment must go hand-in-hand and producing quality, home-grown food is critical to the future of the country, the NFU said today....
08 January 2018
Sh32b Poultry Project in the Offing
TANZANIA - A multi-billion-shilling poultry project is set to take off in Siha District, Kilimanjaro Region....
04 January 2018
Food, Trade Commitments Welcomed in Secretary of State’s Oxford Address
UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed Michael Gove’s support for food production, delivering fairer food supply chains and securing the right trading platforms post-Brexit when the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs addressed the Oxford...
03 January 2018
'Clean Meat' Start-Up Pecks Up $3M in Seed Funding; Partners with Industry Leaders
ISRAEL - SuperMeat, the Israeli biotech and food-tech startup, announced yesterday it has raised $3M in seed funding and has formed a strategic partnership with PHW, one of Europe’s largest poultry producers, and an equity investor in the company....
27 December 2017
Rwanda to Triple Poultry Production in Five Years
RWANDA - Rwanda seeks to enhance poultry meat production from 30,000 tonnes per year as of 2016, to 100,000 tonnes within the next five years....
21 December 2017
International Rendering Symposium to Examine Industry Challenges, Opportunities in Rendering Industry
US - Will AAFCO definition changes affect your products? Does the current pet food customer understand or care about rendered ingredients? These and other hot topics will be featured at the International Rendering Symposium, held 1-2 February, at the...
 
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