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Poultry Industry News By Category: Biosecurity and Hygiene
07 December 2018
E.coli: Fewer antibiotics means more biosecurity
The threat of E.coli infection in poultry farms has never been far away. It continues to be one of the most important sources of economic and welfare problems in poultry production. ...
04 December 2018
Let's tie EU farm grants to better treatment of poultry and livestock
EU - Campaigning MEP John Flack is backing a move to link farm subsidies to animal welfare across Europe...
03 December 2018
BFREPA responds to Defra avian influenza announcement
UK, 3 December 2018 - Last week, Defra urged poultry farmers and pet bird keepers to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat...
Iran reports H5N8 bird flu in backyard poultry, OIE
IRAN, 3 December 2018 - Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from Iran's...
29 November 2018
Intersections of environmental management and biosecurity in animal agriculture
The livestock and poultry environmental learning community webinar series continues this December with environmental management and biosecurity...
Farmers beware: New super rat hotspots N, S, E and W surround central data void
Farmers are advised to beware of new hotspots of rats that are resistant to anticoagulant rodenticides, identified by monitoring carried out at The University of Reading...
19 November 2018
Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance
GERMANY, 19 November 2018 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised two symposia dealing with microbial risks in food in November 2018: "Food-associated viruses" (7 November) and "Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain" (8-9...
China devoted to combating bird flu
CHINA, 19 November 2018 - For the first time in the past five years, scientists at China's National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory were able to spend the weeklong Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in February with their families...
Egyptian government to adopt law banning live poultry distribution
EGYPT, 19 November 2018 - The ministries of agriculture, trade and industry, supply, health, and local development have prepared mechanisms for adopting law No. 70 of 2009, aiming to ban the distribution of live poultry in Cairo and Giza governorates...
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL, 19 November 2018 - Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day...
Bird flu viruses could escape vaccine immunity while increasing potential to infect humans
Research led by The Pirbright Institute has shown mutant H9N2 bird flu viruses isolated from Pakistan are able to escape immune responses and adapt to infect humans. This could result in reduced vaccine efficiency and the possibility of human outbreaks...
14 November 2018
Taiwan working to "eradicate" avian influenza
TAIWAN, 13 November 2018 - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture said it plans to eradicate avian influenza virus by stepping up monitoring and prevention measures at domestic poultry farms as it opened its new Research Center for Avian Influenza Control and...
12 November 2018
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
08 November 2018
Muscle myopathies and foodborne pathogen management the focus of new, hands-on food safety programme at 2019 IPPE
USA - The 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will offer a new education programme titled, Salmonella and Campylobacter Control in Poultry Production and Processing – Meeting Food Safety Goals...
07 November 2018
New scanning technique allows rapid identification of meat fraud
Mass spectrometry, a molecular identification method commonly used in healthcare, drug testing and food safety, has now proven its capacity for identifying foreign material in meat products ...
05 November 2018
Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT control
Strict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of Georgia...
02 November 2018
Routine tests identify new case of low pathogenic avian influenza in a Minnesota poultry flock
USA - 2 November 2018: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose a risk to public health or food safety...
01 November 2018
BFSA tightens control over poultry farms
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) said it has implemented a programme for enhanced observation of poultry farms in connection with the latest cases of bird flu...
£5,000 environmental grant on offer to Midland farmers
UK - 1 November 2018: Farmers in the Midlands can apply for a £5,000 environmental grant to help fund management and infrastructure changes that will protect watercourses from pollution...
26 October 2018
Brazil agriculture ministry launches surprise inspections at BRF
BRAZIL - 25 October 2018: (Reuters) - Brazil's agriculture ministry on Thursday launched surprise inspections at BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, as the first salvo in its own investigation into police allegations that the company evaded...
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza discovered in Laos
LAOS: The World Organisation for Animal Health has alerted to the discovery of highly pathogenic avian influenze (H5N1) in Laos...
24 October 2018
National Chicken Council calls for USDA participation in cell-cultured meat product regulation
WASHINGTON, DC, USA - 23 October 2018: The National Chicken Council (NCC) today delivered its priorities for cell-cultured meat products as part of the first joint meeting between the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food & Drug Administration...
Research provides new tool for controlling reovirus
GEORGIA, USA - 24 October 2018: The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at AviServe LLC in Newark, Delaware that has revealed a new tool for controlling reovirus...
22 October 2018
French foie gras makers say they are ready if bird flu returns
FRANCE (Reuters) - French foie gras makers, still recovering from two severe bird flu crises that ravaged flocks, said on Thursday 18th October 2018 they would be able to face any new outbreak thanks to strict security measures but prices will remain...
Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak on two farms in south of the country
BULGARIA (Reuters) - Bird flu has broken out on a duck farm and a poultry farm in southern Bulgaria, the country's food safety agency said on Thursday...
 
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