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Poultry Industry News By Category: Biosecurity and Hygiene
08 June 2015
New Zealand Hobby Farmer Fined Thousands for Illegal Egg Imports
NEW ZEALAND - A chicken enthusiast put the New Zealand poultry industry and native bird population at risk by attempting to illegally import live eggs for her hobby, and was fined NZ$45,000....
18 October 2012
Infectious Disease Research Centre Launched
NEW ZEALAND - Massey University is bringing together researchers from across the University to combat infectious diseases that pose a threat to health, biosecurity and trade....
09 October 2012
Successful Year for AgResearch NZ
NEW ZEALAND - On-farm pest control, new value-added products and improved environmental performance are three of the significant contributions made by AgResearch scientists to New Zealand's agricultural economy over the past year, according to its 2012...
29 June 2012
Cost of Biosecurity Scheme Unknown
NEW ZEALAND - Farmers will soon be able to access funding for biosecurity outbreaks in the same way they do for floods and droughts. ...
23 November 2011
NZ Poultry Industries Endorse FarmsOnline
NEW ZEALAND - The FarmsOnline national rural property database, launched by MAF in April 2011 to help ensure a quick and efficient response in the event of a serious biosecurity outbreak or natural disaster, has received a significant endorsement from...
05 October 2009
Survey to Look at Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has embarked on a new project as part of efforts to keep down levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria in the human food chain. ...
01 October 2009
Farmers Urged to Follow Product Label Instructions
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is reminding farmers that off-label use of veterinary medicines may land them a day in court and a significant fine. ...
23 April 2009
NZFSA Strategy Fights Foodborne Salmonella
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has launched its plan to reduce the incidence of Salmonella in food. There are 1,274 cases reported to public health units a year, or 30.2 cases for every 100,000 New Zealanders....
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