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Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end of the financial year....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Food Firms Take Action on Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - No longer are the ethical aspects of food production receiving just a small mention hidden at the end of a company's sustainability report....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland on Sunday evening saying, “There is a debate going on as part of this great national discussion about Scotland’s place...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global What Are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more common than positive ones....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Unilever to End Culling of Day Old Chicks in Egg Supply Chain
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Unilever has joined the growing list of major companies to put forward proposals to improve animal welfare in the food supply chain....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Commission Outlines Aid for Sectors Affected by Russian Import Ban
EU - In order to help agriculture and fishing businesses affects by Russia's import ban, the European Commission (EC) is now monitoring carefully the market prices for affected products in each member state each week, writes Lucy Towers, 5m Editor....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Markets Demand Better Poultry Welfare
GLOBAL - Consumer pressure to improve animal welfare is maintaining a steady momentum, as indicated by the results of a new survey in the US, while the country's cage egg producers are fighting against the tide by publicly correcting untrue arguments...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Focus on the BRICS
GLOBAL - The BRIC countries - a group of markets that comprises Brazil, Russia, India and China - have figured highly in the news in the last week or so. Following its ban on food imports from some countries, Russia has been meeting with potential new...
Poultry Industry News from Global Economist: India is Shining Star in BRIC
ANALYSIS - India is now a bright spot in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, from the Farm Progress Show held near Boone, Iowa, USA....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China How Does the Industry Recover from China Meat Scandal?
CHINA - Following the withdrawal of meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. from global fast-food chains last month, Whole Hog Editor John Strak predicts how the scandal may affect the markets....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Concerns Mount over Russian Block on Imports
ANALYSIS - Concerns have been raised around the world to the Russian block on imports from the USA, Canada, EU, Australia and Norway with a bitter reaction from both governments and the farming communities....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Uganda Uganda's Poultry Industry: Sure Bet for the Future?
UGANDA - 'Unknown part' or sure bet? Uganda has a suitable climate and is poised on the brink of developing its poultry industry to the next level, according to industry analyst, Dr John Strak....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States WASDE Report Bearish for Beans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production reports - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following the data, writes Jim Wyckoff for ThePoultrySite....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Political Situation in Ukraine Impacts Global Poultry Trade
GLOBAL - The tense political situation in Ukraine has now led to Russia banning imports of food products, including poultry, from a number of countries, a move that seems likely to impact the Russian people at least as much as its trading partners. Food...
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Russia to Ban Range of Agriculture and Food Products
ANALYSIS - Russia's president Vladimir Putin has announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway in reaction to sanctions imposed against it by these countries....
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Concerns over Antibiotic Residues and Resistance
GLOBAL - Pressure is mounting against the use of antibiotics in farm animals in India and the UK, while in the US, a mandatory ban on in-feed antibiotics has been averted - at least, for now. A consumer survey in the US reveals that consumers rely on...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Some Progress on Climate Change Impacts Made by UK Agriculture
UK - A new report from Defra reveals improvements made in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in terms of soil nitrogen balance and artificial fertiliser use over the last decade, while a reduction in broiler feed conversion has been achieved in the last two...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concern Continues over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Study Shows Livestock Emissions on the Rise
US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gases emitted by livestock, according to a new report from the Carnegie Institution for Science....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Roundtable Addresses Using Antibiotics More Responsibly
GLOBAL - This week's news includes a report on a meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics, where the participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these drugs for farm animals. They also stressed the...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
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