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02 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union Antimicrobial-resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising in Europe
ANALYSIS - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
27 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Pressure Put on Poultry Sector to Reduce Campylobacter
UK - A total of 19 of chickens tested in the first nine months of a British Food Standards Agency survey on the prevalence of Campylobacter were positive within the highest band of contamination....
Poultry Industry News from Global Cutting Food Waste Could Save Global Economy $300 Billion
ANALYSIS - Reducing consumer food waste could save between $120 billion and $300 billion a year by 2030....
18 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global What Are Your Views on the Critical List of Antibiotics?
ANALYSIS - Agricultural use of antimicrobial medicines produces a source of resistant bacteria that can spread to humans....
17 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Battle of Ethics and Price in Consumer Choice
ANALYSIS - Consumers in the future are expected to have a renewed focus on ethical issues, but this will not be too much at the expense of price....
16 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Key to Success in Developing Markets
ANALYSIS - Asia with a rapidly evolving grocery market and a growing middle class is becoming a major target for meat and dairy exporters....
04 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global What Role do Retailers Play in Reducing the Use of Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - More resistant bacteria means more pressure on producers, veterinarians, and, as consumer awareness grows, retailers....
02 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global What’s Left If We Lose Antibiotics?
GLOBAL - Bacterial resistance is developing quickly and many critically important drugs risk becoming obsolete. Disastrous consequences lie in wait therefore unless these drugs are used prudently. ...
28 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
26 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States IPSF: Feed Sustainability in Theory and Practice
US - On the opening day of the International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF) in Atlanta today, 26 January, sustainability of the feed sector was among the topics addressed. Jackie Linden reports....
21 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Could EU Poultry Meat Exports to Russia Resume?
ANALYSIS - The way could be reopened for the restoration of exports of pork and pig meat products to Russia, and this could be followed by a resumption of poultry meat exports....
19 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Where is the Global Poultry Industry Headed?
ANALYSIS - Delair Bolis, Executive Director, Head of Global Poultry Business Unit at MSD Animal Health, shares expectations for the global poultry industry. ...
16 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Well are Farmers Caring for Environment?
ANALYSIS - Changing policies on pesticides, animal feeds and welfare are threatening to reduce wheat crops in the UK and the pig herd each by a third....
08 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Oxford Conference Tackles Challenging Issues
GLOBAL - EU red tape and the making of decisions and regulations have some in for criticism from some of the speakers at the Oxford Farming Conference this week, while challenging issues such as climate change and a lack of R&D funding have also been...
06 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States US Welfare Campaigners Target Cage Egg Producers, Processors
US - 'Prop 2' came into effect in California on 1 January, effectively ending the sale of eggs from hens in battery cages there. A Minnesota-based company processing spent hens has denied allegations of animal cruelty following undercover filming by a...
24 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: 2014 Ends with Bird Flu Fears
GLOBAL - 2014 is ending on a challenging note for the global poultry sector as outbreaks of avian flu are being reported in flocks across three continents....
15 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Gradual Improvement Forecast for Australian Poultry Sector
AUSTRALIA - The latest figures indicate that Australian poultry and egg farmers are experiencing gradual improvements in production and prices....
11 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Can the Poultry Industry Meet Everyone's Demands?
GLOBAL - How should the poultry industry react if consumer demands on one aspect of production leads to predictable adverse effects on some other aspect? This dilemma is faced by US chicken producers following an announcement by school meal providers...
04 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Sector Faces up to Tough Challenges
GLOBAL - In the UK, recent results from a survey of Campylobacter prevalence in chickens for sale has caused a leading poultry company to take action. The global animal health agency has called for better surveillance for disease as avian flu hits poultry...
20 November 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Bird Flu Virus Spreads to Europe
GLOBAL - A new subtype of highly pathogenic avian flu virus has hit Europe for the first time, with an outbreak in Germany in the first week of November followed by a further two in the Netherlands and the UK over last weekend. The risks to human health...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Bird Flu Update: Movement Ban in Yorkshire Bites, Ukraine Bans Poultry Meat Imports
UK, NETHERLANDS, GERMANY - In the UK, the culling of birds at the outbreak farm in Yorkshire has been completed, while the control measures are causing difficulties for nearby free-range egg farmers. Ukraine has banned poultry imports from the three EU...
19 November 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Europe Responds to Bird Flu Outbreaks
EU - Emergency measures to combat bird flu have come into force in countries already reporting outbreaks - the Netherlands and the UK - and surveillance is raised in France. The virus in the UK has been confirmed as H5N8 and culling has begun on the affected...
18 November 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Yorkshire Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Calls for Vigilance on Poultry Farms
UK - Further details on the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in East Yorkshire have been emerging since the first announcement yesterday, 17 November....
17 November 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Reported in Netherlands, UK
THE NETHERLANDS & UK - Over the weekend, two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu were announced, one each in the Netherlands and East Yorkshire in the UK....
 
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