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20 November 2017
SK to Disinfect All Poultry Farms, Vehicles Following Bird Flu Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will disinfect all poultry farms and vehicles across the country following its first avian influenza outbreak this winter, the government said Monday....
06 November 2017
Vietnam Lifts Import Ban on Korean Poultry
SOUTH KOREA - South Korean poultry farms will be able to export chickens and ducks to Vietnam, one year after sales were banned due to a widespread outbreak of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry here said Monday....
03 November 2017
Russia Restricts Imports of Chicken Meat from Bulgaria
RUSSIA - Russian Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control (ROS) has introduced temporary restrictions on imports of chicken meat from Bulgaria, RIA Novosti reported....
02 November 2017
CFIA Recalls Maple Leaf Brand Chicken Breast Strips
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling some of Maple Leaf's chicken breast strips across the country due to reported illnesses....
Collateral Effects of Antibiotics Under Investigation
US - Antibiotics can influence the swimming and swarming ability of multidrug-resistant bacteria, according to an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology....
01 November 2017
HK Lifts Import Ban on Korean Chickens
SOUTH KOREA - South Korean poultry farms will be able to export chickens to Hong Kong, one year after sales were banned due to a widespread outbreak of avian influenza (AI), the agriculture ministry said Tuesday....
26 October 2017
UAE Bans Poultry Products from Bulgaria
UAE - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has prohibited the import of all types of live domestic and wild birds, ornamental birds, chicks, and hatching eggs and their thermally untreated products from the European country....
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....
20 October 2017
Almost 2/3 of Western Cape's Egg Layers Culled, Govt Reports
SOUTH AFRICA - Close to two thirds of the Western Cape egg-laying hens have been culled as cases of bird flu continue to increase, the Western Cape's Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Friday....
19 October 2017
FSA Survey Reveals Reduction of Campylobacter in Retail Chickens
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) yesterday published the last set of results from its survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh UK-produced supermarket chickens....
18 October 2017
South Korean Egg Prices Back Down After Bird Flu Spike
SOUTH KOREA - Omelets should be making a welcome return to South Korean dining tables as a prolonged spike in the price of eggs looks to have finally subsided -- an outbreak of avian flu late last year had seen them skyrocket....
17 October 2017
Germ-free Hatching Eggs: Alternative to Formaldehyde Application
AUSTRIA - There was a Europe-wide outcry in the summer of 2017 as it emerged that hatching eggs were being treated with the insecticide fipronil, which is harmful to health....
Dutch Poultry Farm Exposed to Low Path H5N2 Bird Flu
NETHERLANDS - Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Economic Affairs has reported an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza at a poultry farm in Zeeland....
Stakeholders Discuss Import Regulations for MDM
ZAMBIA - Stakeholders convened in Lusaka to discuss the import regulations for the mechanically deboned meat commonly known us MDM....
11 October 2017
Poultry Producers Import Hatching Eggs from Europe
ZIMBABWE - Poultry producers could be forced to import hatching eggs from Europe on the back of local and regional shortages that were triggered by the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu....
10 October 2017
'Egg Scandal' Insecticide Found in Bakery Products
GERMANY - According to a report published in the Süddeustche Zeitung on Tuesday, the insecticide Fipronil - first found in eggs in July - has made its way further into the food chain....
09 October 2017
Four Companies from BiH Obtain Licenses to Export Poultry Meat to EU
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - The Inspection Team of the Directorate for Food, Health, Analyzes and Audits of the European Union (formerly FVO) granted the license to BiH companies Madi, Ovako, Brovis and Agreks for the export of poultry meat and products to...
Mediterranean Exporters Eye Japan for Poultry Exports
TURKEY - Mediterranean Aqua and Animal Products Exporters' Association (AKİB) Chairman Ali Can Yamanyılmaz said Friday that the way was paved for Turkey to export poultry to Japan. He also said export-related procedures will be completed next month,...
06 October 2017
FSA Investigates Two More 2SFG Chicken Factories
UK - Two further 2 Sisters poultry plants are being probed by the Food Standards Agency after an undercover investigation by ITV News and the Guardian....
Antimicrobial Use in Danish Animals Continues Downward Trend
DENMARK - The total antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease for the third consecutive year....
05 October 2017
IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
IFA Protests Over Livestock, Poultry Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
Keeping Birds Healthy While Following Good Biosecurity Best Practices
US - Industry leaders from around the world recently gathered in Nashville for the 2017 Live Production, Welfare and Biosecurity Seminar....
Morocco Seeking to Export Poultry to EU
MOROCCO - A team of experts from the European Commission (EC) have audited the veterinary services provided by the National Office for the Sanitary Safety of Food Products (ONSSA) to determine whether to allow Moroccan operators to export poultry and...
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
 
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