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Poultry Industry News By Category: Waste Management
01 November 2013
Future Phosphorus Rules Pave the Way for Chicken Litter as Bioenergy Source
UK - New phosphorus rules from 2015 in the Chesapeake Bay area in the states of Delaware and Maryland will impact the chicken litter business there but they open the possibility of using the litter as a bioenergy source....
29 October 2013
EU Forms Food Waste Organisation
EU - The European Former Foodstuff Processors Association (EFFPA) held its 1st General Assembly in Brussels in October 2013, aiming for an official launch of the association on 1 January 2014....
25 October 2013
Biogas Harvested from Poultry Waste
INDIA - Scientists of CSIR-IICT have developed a new digestor for harvesting biogas from poultry waste....
18 October 2013
Poultry Meat as a Valuable Biodiesel Source
INDIA - Dr John Abraham, a research scholar in the Veterinary College and Research Institute (VC&RI), here has developed processes that can extract biodiesel from poultry carcases in a cost-effective manner. The project for his PhD won four gold medals....
French Farmers Speak out on Food Waste
FRANCE – Reducing food waste is a responsibility shared by all, according to the French Farmers Union....
11 October 2013
Pet Food Conference Planned for Atlanta Trade Show
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in partnership with the Poultry Protein and Fat Council, will sponsor the seventh annual Pet Food Conference on Tuesday, 28 January 2014, the first day of the International Production & Processing Expo...
19 September 2013
NFU Encouraged by EPA Proposed Rule, Agriculture Remains Exempt
Us - The National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraged by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of a peer-reviewed study entitled Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to Downstream Waters: A Review and Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence,...
17 September 2013
Agency Can Proceed with Chesapeake Bay Clean-up Plan
PENNSYLVANIA, US - A federal judge has ruled in favour of tougher pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a move that will impact poultry producers across six states in the region....
02 September 2013
Litter Aeration Reduces Salmonella Infection Pressure
SPAIN - Aeration of broiler litter was effective in reducing Salmonella infection pressure in new research from Spain....
26 August 2013
European Initiative Seeks to Reduce Food Waste
ANALYSIS - Following reports earlier this year from several UK-based organisations and also from the FAO highlighting the amount of food that goes to waste, a European initiative is seeking to reduce the waste and redistribute surplus food. ...
Perdue Explains Reasons for Adding Phytase Enzyme
US - US-based broiler company Perdue Farms has used an enzyme called Phytase for more than 15 years in a liquid or powder form as an additive to chicken feed....
16 August 2013
Top Award for Perdue Farms for Being Green
US - US integrated poultry producer Perdue Farms has received Platinum certification – the highest possible ranking – for the renovation of its corporate office building. ...
Alternative Energy Options Weighed, Poultry Waste Ideas Offered
US - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler wants to know how to cleanly and economically convert poultry litter into energy....
15 August 2013
Seminar to Focus on Financial, Regulatory & Safety of Rendering
US - Rendered poultry by-products provide safe and sustainable value and are becoming increasingly important to today’s poultry industry. This year’s Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar will provide technological updates and useful programs for managers...
16 July 2013
European Commission to Seek Answers to Food Waste
EU - The European Commission is calling of information about the European food production and consumption system in a bid to cut down food waste. ...
09 July 2013
Pig, Poultry Raisers Urged to Invest in Waste Management Facilities
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has called on poultry and hog raisers to invest in facilities and technology aimed at mitigating the negative effects of commercial livestock production to the environment and public...
05 July 2013
Efficacy of Broiler Litter Composting Studied
US - Researchers have studied the temperatures reached in windrows of broiler litter composted between flocks to control pathogens. This work is a first step to gauge the efficacy of composting, which is a standard procedure in US broiler production....
28 June 2013
Environmental Benefits of Feeding Palm Kernel Meal Revealed
INDONESIA - A new study reveals how feeding can be adjusted to reduce the environmental impacts of egg production from native breeds....
25 June 2013
Spray-dried Plasma Boosts Early Broiler Chick Performance
BRAZIL - A new study has found spray-dried porcine plasma to improve the the performance of broilers, especially in the starter phase....
11 June 2013
US Joins Call to End Food Waste
ANALYSIS - The US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the mounting global call to end food waste. ...
Call for More Data before Regulation of Farming in Chesapeake Bay Area
US - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) have reached agreement over the future of animal agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The US poultry industry supports EPA's collection of more data before additional...
07 June 2013
Weekly Overview: Report Calls for Reduction in Food Waste and Aid to Small Farmers
ANALYSIS - A report from the UK International Development Committee on global food security has called for an end to food waste on the domestic market and assistance to small farmers in developing countries to tackle hunger and promote food security. ...
04 June 2013
Call to Curb Food Waste - Support Small Farmers
UK - Curb food waste at home and support small farmers overseas to tackle hunger and promote food security - that is the message from the UK International Development Committee in a report on global food security. ...
24 May 2013
Poultry Council Welcomes Commission Decision on Emissions
UK - The British Poultry Council has welcomed the European Commission’s decision not to lower the thresholds for emissions from the farm. ...
23 May 2013
Good and Bad News from EU Manure Investigations
UK - EU livestock producers are relieved to hear that the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) will not amend thresholds for pigs, poultry and cattle but the farmers union says concern remains over manure spreading measures from combustion plants. ...
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