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21 August 2017
Fipronil in Foods Containing Eggs: Estimations of Maximum Tolerable Daily Consumption
GERMANY - Eggs are used to produce a large number of foods. The proportion varies among the different foods. Generally, a dilution of the fipronil concentration can be assumed for foods produced with the addition of eggs....
Egg Inspections Complete, But Safety Concerns Remain
SOUTH KOREA - Consumer concerns about eggs contaminated with insecticides persisted Friday, as the government announced the results of its inspections on all large-scale egg farms....
Sweden Reports Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Laying Hens
SWEDEN - Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head of the Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health at the Ministry for Rural Affairs has reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm located...
18 August 2017
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
17 August 2017
EU 'Too Slow' Over Food Scandal; Contaminated Eggs Also Found in HK, SK
EU & ASIA - Several European countries are affected by fipronil contaminated eggs, causing millions of eggs to be removed from shelves in European markets....
Groups Say Eggs, Chicken Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Two groups of poultry raisers on Wednesday crammed a restaurant that fried chicken built and feasted on its bestseller, along with "balut" (developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell), in a public demonstration intended...
16 August 2017
H7N9 Death Reported in Central China
CHINA - A resident of Central China's Hunan province died of H7N9 flu infection, said provincial authorities on Tuesday....
15 August 2017
Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to 17 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Millions of eggs across Europe have been destroyed, in a food scare caused by a pesticide that was sprayed on chickens in The Netherlands to treat them for ticks, flies and lice, reports Chris McCullough....
Hong Kong to Check Imported Poultry Eggs from All EU Countries
HONG KONG - The food safety authority of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) yesterday decided to further enhance checks on eggs at import level and expand the measure to poultry eggs from all countries of the European Union (EU)....
BAI Lifts Poultry Restrictions
PHILIPPINES - Business resumed on Monday after the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) lifted restrictions on the transport and sale of birds and poultry products produced outside a 7-kilometer control area surrounding the bird flu infestation site at San...
UAE Restricts Philippine Poultry Imports
UAE - The UAE is restricting imports from an affected province of Philippines which has been hit with its first outbreak of avian flu, said the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment on Monday....
14 August 2017
Contaminated Dutch Eggs Should be Wake-up Call for Retailers, Says BFREPA
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is calling on retailers to change their egg sourcing policies after 700,000 contaminated Dutch eggs made it in to the UK food chain....
France Orders National Investigation Amid Europe Tainted Egg Scandal
FRANCE - France has ordered a national investigation into all egg-product manufacturers in the wake of Europe's insecticide-tainted egg scandal, French Agriculture Minister Stephane Travert said on Wednesday....
11 August 2017
Egg Probe Widens to Chicken Meat Tests
NETHERLANDS - In a new twist in Europe's tainted egg scandal, Dutch authorities have announced that they had started testing chicken meat coming from affected poultry farms to determine whether it, too, was contaminated....
09 August 2017
Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to UK, France
UK & FRANCE - The United Kingdom and France have said that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered their countries, as millions of chickens faced being culled in the Netherlands in a growing European contamination scandal....
Hygiene Check at Poultry Farms, Chicken Shops, Piggeries in Karnataka District
INDIA - A committee led by district surveillance officer will survey poultry farms, chicken shops and piggeries in Dakshina Kannada, a coastal district in the state of Karnataka....
08 August 2017
Contaminated Egg Scandal Leads to Empty Supermarket Shelves
NETHERLANDS - The contaminated egg scandal in the Netherlands has led to empty shelves in the supermarkets and it will be at least until the end of the week before supplies are back to normal, according to food retail umbrella group CBL....
Ministry Issues Circular on Egg Imports from Netherlands
UAE - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) issued a circular to the concerned local authorities to ensure that the country’s markets are free of contaminated eggs imported from the Netherlands. ...
Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
07 August 2017
Ban on Poultry Products Driving Prices Up in Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - The ban imposed in June by the authorities on imports of all birds and their derivatives from the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa and Zimbabwe in the wake of an outbreak of avian flu in those countries is driving prices up in Mozambique....
Cause of Death of Chickens in Myeik Not H5N1
MYANMAR - Myeik municipal committee chairman Myat Ko Ko confirmed that the cause of death of 500 chickens in Myeik, Tanintharyi Region was not the H5N1 virus....
Chicken Prices May Rise as Avian Flu Spreads
SOUTH AFRICA - Poultry producers on the JSE have proven to be resilient in the midst of the avian influenza outbreak, but experts warned that if the disease continued to spread South Africans could expect shortages of chicken and prices to rise....
04 August 2017
Cargill to Modernise Hatchery, Improve Turkey Health, Biosecurity & Worker Safety
US - Modernization work totaling $7 million has commenced at Cargill Protein’s Harrisonburg, Virginia, turkey hatchery, with a focus on improving turkey health, biosecurity and worker safety....
03 August 2017
USPOULTRY Emergency Funding Supports Research on Humane Depopulation Method
US - USPOULTRY announces the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, in which researchers provided insight on using ventilation shut down as a humane depopulation method....
Germany Vigilant After Massive Recall of Tainted Eggs
GERMANY - German authorities are on high alert after neighboring Belgium and the Netherlands issued a recall for millions of contaminated eggs. The scare was caused by a toxic insecticide that could adversely affect human health....
 
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