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Poultry Industry News: Global

18 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insight: Addressing Pain Points of Industry Trends
ANALYSIS - Food safety, antibiotic-free and sustainable practices are just a few of the global trends that are currently shaping the industry, according to Ed Galo, managing director for Novus International in North America....
12 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Can Help Boost Chick Health
ANALYSIS - Once hatched, Mother Nature has supplied chicks with a two- to three-day yolk sac supply of hydration and nutrition while chicks learn what to eat and drink. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global Global Cereal Output Heading for New Record
GLOBAL - Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories....
Poultry Industry News from Global Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanised, the demand for animal products continues to climb....
Poultry Industry News from Global NI Chicken Processor Sold to US Food Giant for Over $1b
US & UK - Northern Ireland-based chicken processing company Moy Park has been sold to United States food giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation in a deal worth $1.3billion (£1billion). Chris McCullough reports....
06 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Contaminated Eggs Found in 40 Countries
GLOBAL - Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil have been discovered in 40 countries, including 24 of the European Union's 28 member states, German news agency DPA reported on Tuesday, without citing its sources....
31 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global London Summit to Tackle Avian Disease
UK & CHINA - Chinese and British researchers are collaborating in a joint effort to combat the spread of avian diseases....
24 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers from potential health hazards during the 12th Safe...
Poultry Industry News from Global Study Compares Cost of Meat in Over 50 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Online catering marketplace, Caterwings, have conducted a study regarding the global price of basic food items, as preliminary research ahead of their expansion into foreign markets. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global McDonalds to Globally Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Chickens
GLOBAL - McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of superbugs....
18 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Early Indian Ocean Trade Routes Bring Chicken to Eastern Africa
EASTERN AFRICA - The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD....
17 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global US, Canadian & Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernised NAFTA
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) yesterday sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials...
Poultry Industry News from Global EU 'Too Slow' Over Food Scandal; Contaminated Eggs Also Found in HK, SK
EU & ASIA - Several European countries are affected by fipronil contaminated eggs, causing millions of eggs to be removed from shelves in European markets....
15 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Philippines Reports First H5 Outbreak; New Events in Laos, South Africa
PHILIPPINES, LAOS & SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture officials in the Philippines reported the country's first highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza outbreak, which struck a commercial poultry farm in Pampanga province on Luzon, the country's largest island....
Poultry Industry News from Global Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to 17 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Millions of eggs across Europe have been destroyed, in a food scare caused by a pesticide that was sprayed on chickens in The Netherlands to treat them for ticks, flies and lice, reports Chris McCullough....
14 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Passport Food Safety Solutions Announces Exclusive Partnership with PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive modeling and prescriptive analytics technology for...
11 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Global Meat Prices Plateau in July
GLOBAL - In July the FAO food price index rose for the third consecutive month to 179.1 points, 2 per cent higher on the month and 10 per cent up on the year, according to Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB....
08 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
04 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Rises Further in July
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations....
03 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Millions May Face Protein Deficiency Due to Human-caused CO2 Emissions
GLOBAL - If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5 per cent of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other staple crops, according to new findings...
02 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Gove: UK-US Trade Deal Would Mot Allow Chlorinated Chicken Imports
UK & US - The UK would back out of any trade deal that required it to accept lower standards, such as allowing imports of chlorinated chicken from the US, the environment secretary has said, deepening the cabinet split over the issue....
27 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Chlorinated Chickens Overshadow US-UK Trade Talks
US & UK - This week, Britain and the US commenced talks on the potential for post-Brexit trade, though the talks have been overshadowed by concerns in Britain particularly over whether Britain would be forced to lower its food standards to accommodate...
20 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Scientists Hone in on Genetics Behind Chicken Weight Adaptation
GLOBAL - Prized for their plumpness, poultry farmers have made incredible gains through agricultural breeding programmes to maximise chicken size and weight to benefit worldwide consumption, where demand continues to grow the most for any meat....
19 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Infectious Bronchitis: The ‘Eye of the Storm’ for Chicken Health
GLOBAL - Ask any poultry producer about the most economically important disease in broilers, breeders or layers....
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