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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...
22 November 2017
Finding Real-Life Solutions to Growing Food Waste Epidemic
US - The US is now in the biggest week of the year for eating. One estimate shows Americans will spend nearly three billion dollars on Thanksgiving dinner food in 2017....
20 November 2017
Study Shows Turkey Waste May Have Future as Fuel for Heat, Electricity
ISRAEL - While turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity....
06 November 2017
3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector. ...
02 November 2017
EPA Requests More Time Before Poultry Producers Submit CERCLA Reports; USPOULTRY Provides Reporting Guidance
US - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a petition with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia requesting an extension of the current stay of the mandate to submit reports notifying first responders of the release of low...
Johor to Shut Down Poultry Farm That Contaminated River
MALAYSIA - The Johor state government yesterday decided to shut down a poultry farm allegedly responsible for ammonia pollution in the Johor River last Friday....
01 November 2017
Johor Orders Shutdown of Poultry Farm, Fertiliser Processing Plant
MALAYSIA - The state government has ordered the closure of both the poultry farm and a fertiliser processing plant which caused a major ammonia contamination in Sungai Johor recently....
30 October 2017
EPA Releases Guidance on Reporting CAFO Air Emissions
US - Farms releasing hazardous substances to air from animal wastes within any 24-hour period must notify NRC beginning 15 November, Dairy Business Association (DBA) reports....
Illegal Poultry Farm Found to Cause Ammonia Pollution; Govt Orders Shutdown
MALAYSIA - An illegal poultry farm that also makes fertiliser using chicken manure has been found to be the source of ammonia pollution in Sungai Johor that led to the temporary shut down of three water treatment plants since Friday....
23 October 2017
Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for Third Consecutive Year
GLOBAL - The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
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