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Monday, September 15, 2014
Researchers Say Nairobi Chicken Poses Health Threats
KENYA - Research conducted by Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) recently established that most of the chicken sold in butcheries, supermarkets and retail outlets in Nairobi pose a serious health threat to consumers....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
H7N3 Outbreaks Undergoing Comprehensive Investigation
US - Although there have been no new outbreaks of low-path H7N3 bird flu in the US, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports that the USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA)...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Agency Confirms Results for Campylobacter Survey
UK - The Food Standards Agency has confirmed its plans for publishing the quarterly results from its survey of campylobacter on shop-bought chicken....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Poultry Industry Firmly Responds to Newspaper Article
UK - The British Poultry Council has issued a firm response to the Guardian following an article by John Allan and Stephanie Lavua published on 16 August....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Halamid Helps Keep Poultry Barns Dry
FRANCE - The biosecurity benefits of a dry house and dry litter are well known in the poultry industry and this must be kept in mind when disinfection is considered, according to Axcentive. ...
Formaldehyde Confirmed as Known Human Carcinogen
US - A new report from the National Research Council has upheld the listing of formaldehyde as "known to be a human carcinogen" in the National Toxicology Program 12th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). ...
Two Outbreaks of High-path Bird Flu in Vietnamese Poultry
VIET NAM - Two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu of the H5N6 sub-type have been reported in central Viet Nam in August 2014....
China Vaccinates Birds in Move to Stamp out H5N1 Bird Flu
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities, in conjunction with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), have vaccinated birds in several administrative divisions in a bid to stamp out bird flu after an outbreak reoccurred at a geese farm in Northeast...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
OSI Hires Manager from US for Meat Plant
CHINA - OSI Group LLC has retained a unit of California-based Golden State Foods Corp to manage one of its plants in China as it attempts to recover from a scandal involving sales of expired meat by a facility in Shanghai....
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Nigeria's Poultry Farmers Warned to Keep Environment Clean
NIGERIA - The National Environmental Standards Regulation and Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has warned poultry farmers in Plateau not to operate in dirty areas to avoid being sanctioned....
H5N6 Bird Flu Reported in Northeast China
CHINA - Northeast China's Heilongjiang province has reported an outbreak of the H5N6 bird flu virus in geese, according to the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA). ...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Study Finds Link Across Europe to Salmonella Outbreak from Eggs
EU - Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates....
Simpler Test Detects Avian Reticuloendotheliosis, Marek's Disease
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found a way to make it easier to detect two serious poultry diseases by modifying an already available test....
Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in US Ducks, Pheasants
US - Low pathogenic avian influenza of the H7 sub-type has been detected on a breeding farm and hunting preserve containing approximately 40,000 mallard ducks and approximately 7,000 to 8,000 pheasants in New Jersey....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Germany is Likely Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreaks in Europe
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control have looked into where Salmonella Enteritidis may have originated from in recent cases found in Europe and Germany seems like a likely suspect. ...
Foster Farms Demonstrates How to Combat Salmonella
US - Foster Farms, California's biggest chicken producer, has been accused of poisoning people with salmonella bacteria. After an outbreak last autumn, the US Department of Agriculture threatened to shut down three of the company's plants....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Almost 500 Pheasants Killed by H5N6 Bird Flu in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Lao Cai....
Chicken Sales Still to Look up After Antibiotic Scare
INDIA - Around 25 per cent of Delhiites seem to have given up on their favourite protein source ever since an NGO raised an alarm over suspected presence of undesirable antibiotics in poultry meat in the city....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
South African Ostriches Found with Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza
SOUTH AFRICA - There has been one new outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza detected in South Africa. ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Three New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel
ISRAEL - Three new outbreaks of Newcastle disease have been detected in Israel. ...
Examination of Chicken Samples Completed in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) completed on 15 August the examination of samples collected from a chicken farm in San Tin where abnormal chicken deaths occurred. No infectious agents were found....
Procedures to Prevent New Avian Flu Strain A/H5N6
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an emergency dispatch asking cities and provinces nationwide to deploy measures to prevent the new avian flu virus A/H5N6....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Look for the Lion to Prevent Salmonella Outbreaks
UK - The British Egg Industry Council is urging caterers and consumers to look for the British Lion mark on eggs in the wake of a large outbreak of salmonella food poisoning believed to be linked to imported eggs....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in Vietnamese Provinces
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported two fresh outbreaks of highly pathogenic (H5N6) bird flu in Lang Son and Ha Tinh provinces....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
FDA Reports Positive Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2011 Executive Report, showing mostly decreasing antimicrobial resistance trends....
 
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