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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Raising the Bar for Poultry Welfare
GLOBAL - With the news of a call to raise standards still further in the European Union, poultry welfare is focus of this week's news round-up, writes Jackie Linden. Cage-free egg production and better broiler welfare are on the agenda in the EU and Australia,...
Poultry Industry News from European Union How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five-year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products from animals to be from higher welfare regimes across Europe....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Industry Addresses Some of the Big Issues
GLOBAL - In the last week, we have reported from the recent International Egg Commission conference on topics including welfare, environmental sustainability and feed security, writes Jackie Linden. Other topics in the news this week have been the WTO's...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Call for EU Redistribution of Food Waste
ANALYSIS - A report from the European Union Committee of the UK parliament's House of Lords calls for the redistribution of wasted food to different sections of society or into the animal feed chain, where appropriate, across the EU....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Supply, Demand Report: Friendly for Corn, Soybeans; Bearish for Wheat
ANALYSIS - The April USDA supply and demand report contained no major surprises. However, the latest government data was deemed a bit bullish for corn and soybeans, and modestly bearish for wheat, reports grain analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Austria 50th Anniversary of IEC: What Comes Next for the Egg Industry?
AUSTRIA - For two days, the members of the International Egg Commission (IEC) gathered in Vienna to discuss the hot topics affecting the world egg industry at the IEC Business Conference. In addition, the event celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the IEC,...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Food Safety Issues in the News in the Netherlands, United States
GLOBAL - This week's round-up of the news in the poultry world focuses on food safety issues - Dutch concerns over safety and in the US, the Agriculture Secretary explains that better microbiological safety is the aim of the latest change to poultry meat...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Ensuring Poultry Meat is Safe to Eat
GLOBAL - Changes are ahead for the inspection of poultry meat in the European Union and in the US so that the processes better meet the requirements of the 21st century, writes Jackie Linden. In China, there is growing support for an end to live poultry...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
Monday, March 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union How Will Changes in EU Meat Inspection Work?
ANALYSIS - Changes to the European poultry meat inspection system are expected to come into force later this year, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Feeding Goes Greener
GLOBAL - Several news items caught my eye this week that show significant steps in improving sustainability in the feed industry, writes Jackie Linden....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Feed Prices Continue to Slide
UK - While compound feed prices are well below their peak of about one year ago, it is sobering to note that they are 87, 76 and 97 per cent higher, respectively, for cattle/calf, pigs and poultry rations than at the start of 2006, writes Jackie Linden....
Poultry Industry News from Global Empowering Women in Ag: FAO, UN Look at Gender Equality
GLOBAL – On the eve of International Women’s Day, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said reducing gender inequality is fundamental to eliminating hunger and developing more sustainable food systems. ...
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Feeding in the Global Spotlight
GLOBAL - This week, we focus on feed issues affecting the global poultry industry, writes Jackie Linden. Starting with a new report about feed changes that can increase the sustainability of poultry production, we touch on the prospect of a good cereal...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Drought in Australia: What is the Cost?
AUSTRALIA – Drought has held Australia’s broadacre production back 11 per cent this millennium, according to a new Australian government report....
Monday, March 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA's Vilsack Speaks about Implementation of Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - Tom Vilsack, US Department of Agriculture Secretary, spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and more importantly - how USDA plans to implement it, reports Sarah Mikesell, live from the show...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States What Will Antibiotic Guidelines Mean for US Livestock Farmers?
US - Veterinarians, rather than farmers, are to play a decisive role in implementing US antimicrobial policy in light of new voluntary guidelines introduced last December, writes Michael Priestley....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: British Poultry Meat Output up by One-third in 20 Years
GLOBAL - This week, the UK is in the news as we take a look at the poultry industry and offer a round-up of the highlights of the National Farmers Union annual conference, which took place this week, writes Jackie Linden. In one of our articles this week,...
Poultry Industry News from Global El Nino to Impact Americas, Australia, India, China This Summer
ANALYSIS – An El Nino weather event is forecast to develop which should create ideal growing crop conditions in the US, but drier weather is expected in Brazil, Australia, India and China, writes Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Rising Popularity of Poultry Meat
ANALYSIS - Poultry accounts for more than 40 per cent of all meat that is eaten in the UK, whereas pork - the second most popular meat - accounts for 30 per cent, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Good Prospects for Global Meat, Livestock Sectors
GLOBAL - Focusing on some positive news stories this week, two speakers at a recent conference in London spoke about improving prospects for the livestock sector, writes Jackie Linden. There has also been progress on Campylobacter control in Europe, with...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Campylobacter and Salmonella Cases Falling across Europe
ANALYSIS - The numbers of cases of infections from Campylobacter and Salmonella in Europe are falling....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global UK, EU Meat and Dairy Sectors Have Good Future
ANALYSIS - The prospects for the global meat and livestock sector are good with better economic growth and continued growth in meat consumption, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: More Guidelines for Better Poultry Welfare
ANALYSIS - Welfare of US broiler chicken has taken a step forward this week with the publication of new guidelines covering broiler growing from hatching to slaughter, writes Jackie Linden, while in Taiwan, new rules are being trialled on layer welfare....
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from India Indian Agricultural Food Exports Rise Sharply
ANALYSIS - The Indian agricultural food products have seen a dramatic rise in exports over the last two years – rising by 55 per cent two years ago and 13 per cent last year, writes Chris Harris....
 
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