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15 February 2019
RSPCA reveals shoppers could be buying meat from animals that were not stunned before slaughter as UK Government releases delayed figures
UK Government responds to the RSPCA and BVA's call for delayed slaughter figures to be released to the public...
27 November 2018
FAO praises China's progress on animal welfare
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said...
19 November 2018
Egyptian government to adopt law banning live poultry distribution
EGYPT, 19 November 2018 - The ministries of agriculture, trade and industry, supply, health, and local development have prepared mechanisms for adopting law No. 70 of 2009, aiming to ban the distribution of live poultry in Cairo and Giza governorates...
09 November 2018
USDA releases updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report
USA, 9 November 2018 - The forecast for 2018 total red meat and poultry production is lowered from last month as lower beef, pork, and turkey production more than offsets higher broiler production...
12 September 2018
Green Parrty denounces Gove’s live exports U-turn
UK - Speaking today in reaction to Michael Gove’s decision to back off banning live animal exports, despite Vote Leave’s claims during the referendum, Green Party of England and Wales Animal Rights Spokesperson Keith Taylor speaks out...
07 August 2018
FSIS reissues instructions for "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"
USA - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has reissued its disposition instructions for the poultry meat quality issues known as "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"...
03 August 2018
Introducing the new technology changing the rendering sector
The 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar is to address customer expectations and emerging technologies in the rendering sector...
16 July 2018
National Chicken Council animal care guidelines certified by independent audit certification organization
USA - After several months of review, the National Chicken Council’s (NCC) broiler and broiler breeder welfare guidelines have been certified by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO), a leading authority on animal welfare...
25 May 2018
Animal welfare research leads to European law reform
Ground-breaking research aimed at improving bird welfare during poultry production has directly led to a change in EU law...
26 April 2018
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil...
19 April 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...
14 March 2018
Canadian government working with poultry industry to reduce Salmonella risk
The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products...
01 March 2018
Tyson Poultry fined $2 million for violating Clean Water Act
Tyson Poultry Inc. was sentenced in federal court in Springfield, Missouri, to pay a $2 million criminal fine, serve two years of probation, and pay $500,000 to directly remedy harm caused when it violated the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department announced....
28 February 2018
Monitoring animal welfare at slaughter with new CCTV leglislation
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) to hold one day seminar ahead of new legislation coming into force....
23 February 2018
Michael Gove announces legislation on mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses
The RSPCA responds to Gove's announcement of mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses from May 2018....
BVA comments on legislation for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses
New slaughterhouse CCTV law will help safeguard animal welfare, say vets....
01 February 2018
Meyn sells its 300th Rapid breast deboner at IPPE 2018
Meyn, the market leader in poultry processing solutions, has sold its 300th Rapid breast deboner to Perdue, one of the leading food and agribusiness companies based in North Carolina, USA...
16 January 2018
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) develops new online guide for humane killing during disease control
As part of its strategy to promote the highest standards of welfare worldwide for food animals, the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has produced a new online guide which covers the humane killing of livestock during disease control operations....
15 January 2018
RSPCA ask supermarkets to join M&S in commitment to improve chicken welfare
The RSPCA celebrated on Saturday the news that Marks & Spencer has committed to a huge improvement in chicken welfare and is urging other supermarkets and retailers to follow suit....
09 January 2018
Sovereign Foods Welcomes Lift of Prohibition at Hartbeespoort Plant
Sovereign Foods today announced that the City of Tswhane’s Health and Social Development and the Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the prohibition notice imposed on its plant in Hartbeespoort on 27 December 2017 for the Listeria bacterium. ...
08 January 2018
Two More H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreaks in Gyeonggi, South Jeolla Provinces
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported two further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in farms located in the provinces of Gyeonggi and South Jeolla....
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....
02 January 2018
1,000 Chickens Seized in Turkey’s Adana
TURKEY - Two tons of unhealthy meat and 1,000 chickens were seized in a police operation in the southern province of Adana early on 1 January....
27 December 2017
Taiwan Reports Low-Path H5N6 Bird Flu
TAIWAN - Dr Tai-Hwa Shih, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture in Taipei, has reported two outbreaks of the H5N6 strain of low pathogenic avian influenza at two farms located in Zhushan, a township in Taiwan....
12 December 2017
OIE Reports HPAI Outbreak in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Economic Affairs has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a farm in Flevoland....
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