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Poultry Industry News By Category: Sustainability
21 September 2017
'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
19 September 2017
World Hunger on the Rise Again, Says New Report by UN
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition...
13 September 2017
Modeling Impact of Green Eggs, Hens
CANADA - The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you're a chicken....
Hunan Pursues Greener Agriculture
CHINA - Central China's Hunan province is pursuing a greener agriculture through transformation and upgrading of its livestock and poultry industry, according to a waste to resource meeting held in Changsha county on 5 September....
12 September 2017
Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanised, the demand for animal products continues to climb....
11 September 2017
2017 USPOULTRY Women’s Leadership Conference Focused on Professional, Personal Development
US - Women from across the poultry industry recently gathered in Destin, Florida, for two days of professional and personal development. Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the conference is an annual event attended by more than 120 women in varying stages of their...
Call for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
08 September 2017
USPOULTRY Announces 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award....
Zimbabwean First Lady's Poultry Project to Transform Lives
ZIMBABWE - First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe's poultry project has potential to be used as collateral in accessing loans from financial institutions if beneficiaries effectively and efficiently implement it, zanu-pf Women's League national secretary for Administration,...
America’s Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the US broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), this week rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare...
06 September 2017
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
SA Govt Affirms Support for Poultry Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African government has affirmed its support for the domestic poultry industry in the aftermath of the bird flu outbreak. ...
01 September 2017
Zimbabwean First Lady Embarks on Poultry Training Project
ZIMBABWE - First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has embarked on a nationwide poultry training programme that will run until end of next month to empower Zanu-PF Women's League members, with each province expected to benefit from a donation of 3000 chicks to kick-start...
China Targets Farm Waste as 'Clean' Power Source
CHINA - China will pay farmers to turn animal waste into fertiliser and power, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday, as Beijing cracks down on agricultural pollution that has for years leaked into rivers and lakes, angering Chinese residents....
NCC Urges EPA to Reduce Total Renewable Fuel Mandate in Final Rule
US - In comments submitted yesterday, the National Chicken Council (NCC) urged US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Secretary Scott Pruitt to use the agency’s statutory general waiver authority to further reduce the total renewable fuel volume for...
31 August 2017
JBS Commits to Cage-free Eggs
BRAZIL - JBS has committed to purchasing commercial eggs used as ingredients in its products only from farms where chickens are bred without cages. ...
25 August 2017
Tyson's Incubation Technology Centre Set to Begin Operations
US - Tyson Foods this week officially opened its Incubation Technology Center, located at the corner of East Huntsville Avenue and North Monitor Road in east Springdale....
USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit
US - Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), along with Field to Market, the Innovation Center for US Dairy, the National Pork Board, the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, is cosponsoring the upcoming 2017...
23 August 2017
Cargill in Collaboration to Promote Scientific Use of Antibiotics in China’s Broiler Industry
CHINA - Cargill’s Animal Protein business is working closely with the China Institute of Veterinary Drugs Control (IVDC) and China Agriculture Press on a Veterinary Drugs Guide Book intended to reduce the use of antibiotics in China’s broiler industry....
Successful NAFTA Renegotiation Could Enhance North American Global Competitiveness
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council suggests a successful NAFTA renegotiation could enhance the competitiveness of Canada, the United States and Mexico in international markets for meat, writes Bruce Cochrane....
CB Group to Export Chicken Waste to Pet Food Makers
JAMAICA - Dr Keith Amiel, head of corporate affairs at CB Group, says a rendering facility to be constructed at the company's new home base at Hill Run will produce chicken meal a product of chicken waste for export only....
22 August 2017
CB Breaks Ground for $9b Poultry Processing Plant
JAMAICA - Caribbean Broilers Group (CB) will inject $9 billion into a state- of-the-art poultry processing plant over the next two years....
21 August 2017
Support within US Key to Successful NAFTA Renegotiation
US - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says strong American support for NAFTA, particularly within the agricultural community, will play an important role in the renegotiation of agreement, according to Bruce Cochrane....
18 August 2017
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
 
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