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Poultry Industry News By Category: Slaughter
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....
29 November 2017
DA to Test Poultry Farm in Nueva Ecija
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has ordered the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to conduct a random test in a poultry facility in Nueva Ecija to confirm the presence of avian influenza in the province....
23 November 2017
Poultry Being Pre-emptively Killed Near Olympic Venues
SOUTH KOREA - Gangwon authorities are asking farmers near Olympic venues to slaughter or relocate poultry to prevent the spread of bird flu, which was detected in North Jeolla on Sunday....
DPM: Malaysia Aims to Export 30% of Broiler Chickens by 2030
MALAYSIA - Malaysia aims to export at least 30 per cent of broiler chickens by 2030, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi....
17 November 2017
EFRA Committee Publishes Report on 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing
UK - The Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report into 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing since Ranjit Singh Boparan confirmed the wide-ranging food standards commitments in writing....
CCK to Raise Output at Kuching Poultry Abattoir
MALAYSIA - CCK Consolidated Holdings Bhd, Sarawak’s largest integrated poultry firm, will raise the production output of its poultry abattoir in Kuching by one-third under an expansion and upgrading project....
16 November 2017
Secret Footage Reveals Chickens Boiled Alive at Melbourne Abattoir
AUSTRALIA - A Melbourne abattoir has been allowed to continue operating despite being investigated for possible animal cruelty, after secretly recorded footage showed it boiling chickens alive in its slaughter process....
13 November 2017
Poultry Industry Continues to Improve Worker Safety Record
US - The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 82 per cent over the last 20 years and continues to decline according to the 2016 Injury and Illness Report recently...
25 October 2017
2 Sisters: Black Country Chicken Firm Faces Commons Inquiry
UK - The owner of the UK's largest supplier of supermarket chicken, based in the Black Country, is to appear before MPs this afternoon as part of an inquiry into allegations of food safety breaches....
 
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