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Thursday, October 17, 2013
UAE Free from Salmonella-Contaminated Chicken
UAE - The UAE is free from Saudi-produced Al Watania fresh chicken, reported to be contaminated with salmonella, Ministry of Environment and Water has said....
OIE Reports HPAI Outbreak in Australian Poultry Farm
AUSTRALIA - The Australian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at a poultry farm in New South Wales, affecting free-range and cage layer hens aged between 22 and 79 weeks. ...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Poultry Plants Stay Open as Salmonella Cases Rise
ANALYSIS - The number of people who have been affected by the outbreak of Salmonella in the US traced back to three processing plants belonging to Foster Farms, had risen to 317 by the end of last week....
Poultry CRC Asks Industry Members to Identify Future Capacity Gaps
AUSTRALIA - Recently, the Poultry CRC sent out an email to key members of the Australian poultry industry asking them to identify future capacity gaps in the industry, and ways that the CRC Education Programme could help fill those gaps....
Viet Nam Reports HPAI Outbreak in Hoa Binh
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Hoa Binh, affecting ducks and chickens....
Friday, October 11, 2013
Ag Department Provides Answers Following Salmonella Outbreak
US - The US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) recently issued a public health alert indicating that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked some raw chicken products produced in California...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Animal Welfare Best Practices for Producers and Processors
CANADA - The goal of the Growing Assurance – Food Safety initiatives being launched as part of the federal-provincial Growing Forward 2 agreement is to work with Manitobans in order to ensure food is safe from farm to fork, Agriculture, Food and Rural...
More Precise Use of Antibiotics in Food Animals Allowed
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, a veterinary consultant from Saskatchewan says advances in diagnostic techniques have allowed veterinarians to be much more precise with their use of antibiotics in farm animals....
Kenocox: Missing Link in Coccidiosis Control
BELGIUM - In today's modern poultry farming, coccidiosis is one of the most harmful parasitic diseases, especially in broiler chicken, according to CID Lines. It is caused by a protozoan-type parasite of the genus, Eimeria. ...
Direct Campylobacter Poultry Kit Launched by Merck Millipore
GERMANY - Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, has launched the Singlepath® Direct Campy Poultry Kit for more rapid immunological screening of Campylobacter in poultry. It delivers results on-site in less than two hours. ...
Monday, October 07, 2013
Request Made for Funds to Release Animal Vaccines
US - With the government shutdown, USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's (APHIS) Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) – the agency overseeing the release of vaccines for use in animal health, in particular poultry, cattle and swine–...
Philippines Bans Poultry Imports from Taiwan on Avian Flu Report
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture on Friday (4 October) said it imposed a ban on poultry meat products, domestic and wild birds including day old chicks, eggs and semen from Taiwan, following reports of an outbreak of low Pathogenic Avian Influenza...
Friday, October 04, 2013
UK Analysis Finds Little Cause for Concern
UK - Out of more than 31,000 samples and more than 34,000 analytical tests for residues in meat and fish products taken in the UK last year, just five incidents raised concerns and according to the Veterinary Residues Committee there was negligible concern...
Monday, September 30, 2013
Biosecurity: Prevention is Better Than Cure
UK - When it comes to viral respiratory diseases such as Infectious bronchitis (IB) and Newcastle Disease (ND), prevention is better than cure, says the Aviagen Technical Transfer Team....
Friday, September 27, 2013
Brazil, Mexico Discuss Trade Agenda
BRAZIL & MEXICO - The governments of Mexico and Brazil are seeking to strengthen trade relations between the two countries. ...
Chicken Legs Home to Drug-resistant Bacteria in Germany
GERMANY - More than half of all fresh chicken legs bought in German shops could contain drug-resistant bacteria, according to a report from consumer watchdog Stiftung Warentest....
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Be Alert of H7N9 Amid Flu Seasons, Chinese Experts Warn
CHINA - The avian influenza strain of H7N9 is highly likely to return and affect humans in the autumn and winter on the Chinese mainland, warned Zeng Guang, chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention....
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Biosecurity – Prevention is Better Than Cure
GLOBAL - When it comes to viral respiratory diseases such as Infectious bronchitis (IB) and Newcastle Disease (ND), prevention is better than cure....
Zoetis Celebrates Five Billion Eggs Vaccinated in 20-Year Partnership
JAPAN - Zoetis Global Poultry has announced the extension of a partnership agreement with Japanese BioDevice distributor, Ishii Co., which has seen more than five billion eggs vaccinated during the past 20 years....
Federal Funding for New Disease Surveillance System
US - The National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense (FAZD) has received $2 million in federal funding for new surveillance technology....
LPAI Affects Ducks in Taiwanese County
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza at a farm in Hualien County affecting ducks....
High-Path Bird Flu Outbreaks in Nepal Affect Broilers and Layers
NEPAL - The Nepalese veterinary authorities have reported 43 new outbreaks of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza at various poultry farms across Bagmati, Lumbini and Janakpur and starting within just two weeks between 26 July and 9 August....
Monday, September 23, 2013
FAO Launches Emergency Projects to Fight H7N9 Avian Flu
THAILAND - Two emergency regional projects aimed at containing avian influenza were launched last week by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific at a three-day workshop. The meeting was attended by...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Haiti Still Yet to Formalise Meat and Egg Deal
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Meat exporters are waiting on trade plans to be formalised with the Haiti government after Dominican chicken meat and eggs were granted market access earlier this week....
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Healthy Water, Healthy Flock
BELGIUM - On some farms, there can still be a problem with the drinking water quality, even after a thorough cleaning of the drinking lines. In these cases the problem often lies with the quality of the water that enters the farm, says CID Lines....
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