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Poultry Industry News By Category: Biosecurity and Hygiene
20 September 2018
CID Lines joins forces with Meratech in Russia, affirming its leading position in the hygiene chemicals sector
CID Lines, the leading Belgium-based manufacturer of cleaning and disinfection products for the agricultural, food processing and vehicle care markets, have announced the closing of its agreement with Meratech, the Russian specialist in agricultural,...
17 September 2018
Concern over Salmonella from Council Chief Medical Officers in Canada
CANADA - Most frozen breaded chicken products available for sale in grocery stores in Canada contain raw chicken that can cause Salmonella illness and therefore pose an increased health risk to Canadians who handle, prepare or consume them...
07 September 2018
Checking in on Caribbean poultry: insight from an expert
The poultry industry in the Caribbean is unique owing to the different context and circumstances of each island. To find out more, we spoke with Dr Desmond Ali, food safety consultant at Millennium3 Consultants and executive director of the Caribbean...
05 September 2018
Newcastle Disease is never far away
Despite all efforts and good intentions poultry diseases are unfortunately never far away....
04 September 2018
New surveillance strategy for avian influenza
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) remains a serious threat to the global poultry industry, but a new and successful Canadian technique to detect presence of the disease in wild bird populations is already helping to prepare for and control outbreaks...
31 August 2018
One death in recent outbreak of Salmonella
USA - CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections linked to kosher chicken...
16 August 2018
Conference tackles antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals
Leading figures in the UK animal health and food sectors speak at groundbreaking conference to tackle antibiotic resistance in meat and egg production...
15 August 2018
191 US poultry facilities recognised for safety performance
During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the US poultry industry, 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council...
13 August 2018
British Lion eggs welcome compensation news
The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000...
01 August 2018
Keeping an eye on poultry health: introducing the UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer
UK, 1 August 2018: Find out what the key priorities will be for Christine Middlemiss in her first year as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer...
31 July 2018
Cyclospora: FSIS issues public health alert for poultry products
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora...
26 July 2018
Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
25 July 2018
Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease
Poultry keepers across the United Kingdom have been urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease following reported cases in flocks across Europe....
11 July 2018
¿Hablas español? New livestock veterinary training teaches students to communicate with their clients
USA - Colorado State University has launched a new undergraduate certificate in “Spanish for Animal Health and Care” to make sure students in veterinary and animal science fields are equipped to communicate after they graduate and begin working with...
15 June 2018
Could your backyard flock make you sick?
USA - The CDC has been looking into recent outbreaks of Salmonella linked to poultry found in backyard flocks and offers some advice on staying safe...
Avian Influenza confirmed in a wild bird in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs today confirmed that a wild greylag goose, found in Lurgan Park, Co Armagh, has tested positive for H5N6 Avian Influenza...
06 June 2018
Hotraco Agri to unveil novel red mite monitoring system at VIV Europe
Red mite monitoring system to give poultry farmers insight into red mite population...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
14 May 2018
IPPE Insights: Biomin's GUTCheck, PROCheck target root cause of issue
Biomin America's business has been focused on developing two services this past year - PROcheck and GUTcheck - both designed to take a comprehensive look at a key issue and solve the problem, not the symptoms ...
09 May 2018
Buckling down on biosecurity
"Practicing good biosecurity is like trying to lose weight," a veterinarian once told Poultry Health Today. "It sounds simple, but it's not that easy." For this special report, our editors talked with disease experts about what poultry companies can do...
23 April 2018
FDA report finds rodent infestation at farm which recalled over 200 million eggs
An inspection from the US Food and Drug Asministration finds unsanitry conidtions, rodent infestation at farm responsible for recall of more than 200 million eggs ...
18 April 2018
US egg recall could affect 2 million eggs in Hong Kong
The recent recall of over 206 million eggs which were potentially contaminated with Salmonella in the US could include 2 million eggs exported to Hong Kong, reports the South China Morning post...
16 April 2018
206 million eggs recalled by Indiana farm
Rose Acre Farms in Indiana has recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup...
06 April 2018
Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides...
 
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