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21 March 2018
Welfare concerns peak in USA and UK after recent legislation changes, undercover footage
21 March 2018 - Welfare concerns are high this week in light of recent developments in the US and UK...
13 March 2018
Organic livestock standards rule withdrawn to detriment of family farmers and the organic label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
12 March 2018
Research improves future probiotics
TUCKER, Georgia: 12 March 2018 – USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California in which researchers may have found a way to improve future...
06 February 2018
Public benefits of organic farming need formal recognition, says leading organic body
The public benefits offered to the UK by organic agriculture need to be properly recognised and rewarded by government post-Brexit, according to leading organic certifier OF&G...
29 January 2018
Supporting the growth of Canada’s organic sector
Guelph, Ontario - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - The Canadian organic industry is one of Canada’s fastest growing agricultural sectors, thanks to Canada’s hardworking organic farmers and food processors who supply nutritious, sustainable, and...
19 January 2018
O&T Farms announces organic feed ingredient
O&T’s organic linPRO® provides the natural way to enrich eggs or chicken with Omega-3s...
18 January 2018
Farmers Union urges restoration of organic livestock welfare standard
NFU board says consistency issues threaten viability of organic family farmers....
10 January 2018
Sigma Organic Feed Div. doubling output of Hi-Pro Non-GMO Organic Soybean Meal
Sigma Organic Feed Div. announces a doubling of its supply of Hi-Pro Non-GMO Organic Soybean Meal to 3,000 MT per month. Proprietary and specific heat and mechanical processing system assures a finished soy protein with high digestibility and a very palatable...
27 December 2017
Giant Japanese Producer Aims to sell 4B Eggs a Year in India
JAPAN - Japan's largest egg producer, Ise Foods, is teaming up with Suzuki Motor in a joint venture to launch major egg production operations in the enormous Indian market, aiming to selling 4 billion eggs annually, about 5 per cent of India's current...
20 December 2017
Poultry Gets Hormone Taint; Organic Way Needs Official Stamp
INDIA - Organic chicken and mutton have become the new buzzwords after scientists have found growth-promoting hormones and antibiotics being used at regular caged poultry farms....
02 November 2017
Nestlé Commits to Globally Sourcing Only Cage-free Eggs by 2025
GLOBAL - Nestlé today announced its plans to set a goal where only eggs from cage-free hens are sourced for all its food products globally by 2025, including all shell eggs and egg products directly sourced as ingredients by by the company....
26 October 2017
Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR, Says IFA
IRELAND - Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance yesterday, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed though a fact-based multi-faceted approach to antibiotic...
20 October 2017
Stunning Labels Stigmatise Many Healthy Foods
US - When customers walk down aisles of grocery stores, they are inundated with labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free, just to name a few. Labels such as these may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many...
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
02 October 2017
Win-win Strategies for Climate, Food Security
GLOBAL - Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding risk...
29 September 2017
Researchers Target Animal Farming, Meat Intake to Avoid Post-antibiotic World
GLOBAL - A new study by researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) and partners analyzes and describes a comprehensive strategy for preserving antibiotic effectiveness by reducing antibiotic use in farm animals up to 80...
25 September 2017
Caged Poultry Items Unsafe for Humans, Research Shows
INDIA - Caged poultry products, which are widely used in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), are dangerous for human consumption....
22 September 2017
Waikato Could Soon Have Biggest Egg Factory Farm in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, wants to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato....
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....
08 September 2017
Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
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...
07 September 2017
HSUS Seeks Cage-Free Status for Pork, Veal & Eggs in California
US - Last November Massachusetts voters approved – by a 3 to 1 margin – a groundbreaking ballot question that will mandate all pork, veal and eggs sold in the Bay State come from pigs, calves and laying hens not confined to ultra-tight quarters. ...
06 September 2017
Tyson Prompted to Expand Production Due to Strong Chicken Demand
US - In response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. yesterday announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas....
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. ...
28 August 2017
Hoa Phat Poultry Co Imports High Quality Chicken Breed
VIET NAM - Hoa Phat Poultry Company Limited has imported the first batch of Hyline Brown chicken breed, the world’s most balanced brown egg layer, from the UK-based Hy-Line International....
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