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27 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Bird Flu Confirmed on Ontario Turkey Farm
CANADA - A third farm has now been confirmed with H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza in the province of Ontario....
23 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Ontario's Bird Flu Control Zone Extended
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has established a second Avian Influenza Control Zone in Ontario to control the movement of animals, products and equipment within the zone to minimise disease spread....
22 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Confirmation of Second Ontario Bird Flu Outbreak
CANADA - It has been confirmed that the second outbreak of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza in Ontario was in a broiler breeder flock....
19 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Second Ontario Flock Tests Positive for Avian Flu
CANADA - Highly pathogenic avian influenza of an H5 type has been confirmed on a second farm in southern Ontario....
16 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada New Development in Monitoring of Avian Influenza
CANADA - A new research project, funded by Genome BC and partners, aims to identify the the source of the H5N2 avian flu virus strain and develop better tools to predict future outbreaks. ...
15 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada’s Food Production Growing but Wasting More
ANALYSIS - Canada wastes 6 billion kilogrammes of food each year – nearly a third of its total production....
13 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada New Nanotechnology Tool Detects Avian Flu Virus on Farms
CANADA - A simple and effective portable tool to predict avian flu outbreaks on farms has been created by University of Guelph researchers....
10 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada High Mortality Set Alarm Bells Ringing in Ontario Turkey Flock
CANADA - The recent outbreak of high-path bird flu in Ontario was in a flock of 45,000 housed commercial turkeys and caused by the H5N2 variant of the virus. ...
09 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Cobb Flock Awards for Canada
CANADA - Agri Group of Nova Scotia is the latest winner of the award for the top Cobb500 breeder performance in Canada....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Confirms H5N2 Avian Flu Virus in Ontario Outbreak
CANADA - The avian influenza virus detected in southern Ontario confirmed as the H5N2 highly pathogenic subtype....
07 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Ontario Reports First H5 Avian Flu Outbreak
CANADA - Preliminary testing has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a turkey farm near Woodstock in the south of Ontario....
06 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Restricts More US Imports to Protect Its Poultry
CANADA - The authorities in Canada have placed restrictions on imports of live birds, eggs, raw poultry products, raw pet foods from Montana, South Dakota, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Minnesota, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington following recent...
31 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada New Humane Society to Protect Animals in Saskatchewan
CANADA - A new humane society has been established in Saskatchewan to take over enforcement of the province's Animal Protection Act, writes Bruce Cochrane....
18 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Invests in Biosecurity to Support Livestock Industry
CANADA - A Manitoba company will receive C$825,000 to expand and redevelop its truck-washing facilities to improve biosecurity in the agricultural sector, said Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Member of Parliament...
11 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Restricts Imports from US States with Bird Flu Outbreaks
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has introduced restrictions on imports into Canada of live birds, eggs, raw poultry products and raw pet foods from Missouri, Minnesota, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington states....
10 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada End of Avian Flu Protection Measures in British Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has lifted its Avian Influenza Primary Control Zone in British Columbia....
09 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Poultry Company Fined
CANADA - A poultry company in British Columbia has been fined C$160,000 for offences under the Health of Animals Regulations and the Meat Inspection Regulations....
06 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Investment in On-farm Food Safety Projects
CANADA - The Canadian and Manitoba governments are to invest nearly C$1.5 million in 289 on-farm food safety projects....
03 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Call for Bird Flu Alert System for Backyard Poultry Owners
CANADA - Vancouver city authorities are to look into improving communications with backyard hen owners in case of future bird flu outbreaks following a call for action from a commercial poultry producer. ...
25 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Lack of Workers Impacts Canadian Livestock Profitability
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council warns the inability of Canadian meat processing plants to access workers jeopardizes the viability of the plants, the profitability of livestock producers, and existing jobs at those plants, writes Bruce Cochrane....
19 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Authorities Relax Some Bird Flu Controls
CANADA - The area designated the restricted zone within the avian influenza Primary Control Zone in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia has been reduced....
10 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Publishes Wholesale Meat Specifications
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published the Wholesale Meat Specifications Document (WMSD) for fresh beef, lamb, poultry, pork, turkey and veal....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Further Details Emerge of British Columbia Bird Flu Outbreak
CANADA - The latest outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu in domestic poultry is in the same region of British Columbia - the Fraser Valley - but the H5N1 virus variant has been identified in this case. ...
09 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Call for Legislative Fix to Country of Origin Labelling
CANADA - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz called for a legislative fix to the argument over Country of Origin Labelling is a series of meetings in Washington, DC, last week....
Poultry Industry News from Canada H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Detected in British Columbia Hobby Flock
CANADA - The presence of H5N1 virus has been confirmed in a hobby poultry flock in British Columbia for the first time. Quarantine has been lifted from three farms previously affected by the H5N2 virus strain....
 
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