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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....
Chicken Consumption Higher Than Supply in SA
SOUTH AFRICA - The US has defended its controversial stance on chicken exports to the beleaguered domestic poultry industry, saying chicken consumption exceeded production in South Africa....
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...
20 September 2017
Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler, Turkey Research Pre-Proposals
US - The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals in four areas: Clostridium enteritis in broilers, reovirus vaccines for turkeys, intestinal protozoa of turkeys and the euthanasia of large birds. The deadline for pre-proposal submission...
Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC is advising farmers to be prepared for the impact of increasing interest rates on the value of the Canadian dollar, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - A batch of 215,000 fipronil-tainted eggs has been found in a warehouse and in shops in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, an official said Tuesday....
Wake up to British Egg Week
UK - With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week....
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...
Poultry Stocks to Gain from Lower Feedstock Prices?
MALAYSIA - The decrease in corn and soybean prices due to a bumper harvest in the United States, coupled with the slight appreciation of the ringgit against the greenback, will result in cost-saving for the local poultry players....
Bulgarian Farms with Fipronil-tainted Eggs Remain Closed
BULGARIA - Three farms where eggs were found with fipronil remain shut down, reports Sega. ...
18 September 2017
Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations
UK - The NFU, NPA and stakeholders across the industry(1) are urging the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry which are coming to an end on 31 December 2017....
Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
15 September 2017
First Case of Bird Flu Detected on Eastern Cape Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - Sovereign Food Investments Ltd (Sovereign Foods or the Company) announced yesterday (Thursday, 14 September) morning in a SENS announcement that it has detected avian influenza (AI) at a single layer house on a farm that forms part of the...
Eggs Containing Fipronil Found in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - Eggs containg fipronil have been found in a packaging facility where eggs are delivered from three Bulgarian poultry farms, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency said on 14 September....
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....
14 September 2017
UK can Officially Call Itself Bird Flu Free; Chief Vet Sounds Caution
UK - UK poultry keepers have been urged to remain vigilant for signs of avian influenza even though the UK has met all international requirements to declare itself free from the disease, Chris McCullough reports....
Canadian Ag Well-positioned to Respond to Rising Interest Rates
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC suggests Canadian agriculture is well positioned to withstand increasing interest rates, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Nigerian President Commissions N20bn Olam Poultry, Feed Mill
NIGERIA - President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned an integrated poultry farm and animal feed mill in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State....
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....
Great Market for Zimbabwean Free Range Chickens in China
ZIMBABWE - The People's Republic of China Ambassador Huang Ping says there is a great market opportunity for Zimbabwe's free range chicken better known as roadrunners in his country....
12 September 2017
NI Chicken Processor Sold to US Food Giant for Over $1b
US & UK - Northern Ireland-based chicken processing company Moy Park has been sold to United States food giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation in a deal worth $1.3billion (£1billion). Chris McCullough reports....
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....
Viet Nam Sends First Poultry Batch to Japan
VIET NAM - The first batch of Vietnamese chicken was exported to Japan on Saturday, marking a milestone in the country’s efforts to open the discerning Japanese market....
 
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