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04 February 2019
Poultry firms warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit
UK - Poultry companies have been told they must have a plan for disposal of waste that could face export restrictions in the event of a no-deal Brexit...
05 December 2018
Growing pile of human, animal waste harbors threats, opportunities
As demand for meat and dairy products increases across the world, much attention has landed on how livestock impact the environment, from land usage to greenhouse gas emissions...
21 November 2018
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
01 November 2018
Poultry groups welcome EPA’s clarification on needless reporting requirement
USA - 1 November 2018: The US Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed changes to the Emergency Planning and Community Right...
£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...
30 October 2018
FAO: Harnessing power of livestock to drive sustainable development
GLOBAL - A new FAO report highlights the multiple contributions made by the global livestock sector — especially to the lives of millions of poor, animal-dependent small-scale producers in developing countries - but also says that changes in policies...
26 October 2018
Research provides method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety
ATLANTA, USA - 25 October 2018: – The USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Athens, Georgia, that has revealed a method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety...
22 October 2018
Cranswick recognised projects in food waste, distribution
UK - Cranswick have been recognised as industry leaders for their projects on food waste and food redistribution at the Waste2zero Award ceremony which took place at St James's Square in London...
10 October 2018
Wastewater treatment options: USPOULTRY seminar clarifies options
USA - Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the 2018 Environmental Management Seminar focused on wastewater treatment options and new technology associated with the live production and processing of poultry and egg products...
USDA offers some food safety tips ahead of Hurricane Michael
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael...
07 August 2018
2018 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar
USA - USPOULTRY’s 2018 Environmental Management Seminar will provide a constructive learning opportunity for industry professionals involved in their company’s environmental protection efforts...
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...
31 May 2018
After 70 million chickens culled amid strikes, Brazil reports partial resumption of production activity
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) reports a partial resumption of production activity during a strike which has led to the culling of 70 million chickens...
29 May 2018
Water reuse: European Commission proposes measures to make it easier and safer for agricultural irrigation
BRUSSELS - The Commission is proposing new rules to stimulate and facilitate water reuse in the EU for agricultural irrigation...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
25 April 2018
EU guidelines give a boost to former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’...
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 ...
21 April 2018
USPOULTRY highlights poultry and egg farms and processors in observance of Earth Day
TUCKER, Georgia – 21 April 2018: In observance of Earth Day on 22 April, US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is highlighting two videos from its series emphasising environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms and at poultry companies with...
17 April 2018
Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
03 April 2018
USPOULTRY releases second video in water reclamation environmental stewardship
TUCKER, Georgia – US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a second video in a series highlighting companies with exemplary performance at water reclamation facilities serving the poultry industry ...
26 March 2018
Poultry industry hails passage of CERCLA reporting exemptions in omnibus
WASHINGTON, DC, 23 March 2018 – US poultry and egg producers praised Congress for passing legislation that provides farmers relief from federal emergency response laws that were never intended to apply to routine, non-emergency farming and ranching...
01 March 2018
Tyson Poultry fined $2 million for violating Clean Water Act
Tyson Poultry Inc. was sentenced in federal court in Springfield, Missouri, to pay a $2 million criminal fine, serve two years of probation, and pay $500,000 to directly remedy harm caused when it violated the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department announced....
03 January 2018
'Clean Meat' Start-Up Pecks Up $3M in Seed Funding; Partners with Industry Leaders
ISRAEL - SuperMeat, the Israeli biotech and food-tech startup, announced yesterday it has raised $3M in seed funding and has formed a strategic partnership with PHW, one of Europe’s largest poultry producers, and an equity investor in the company....
30 November 2017
Getting a Better Handle on Methane Emissions from Livestock
US - Cattle, swine and poultry contribute a hefty portion to the average American's diet, but raising all this livestock comes at a cost to the environment: The industry produces a lot of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
23 November 2017
Court Gives EPA More Time to Provide Reporting Assistance to Poultry, Egg Producers
US - The District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued a court order granting a request by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) to extend the stay that delays...
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