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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Poultry Worker Filmed Abusing Chick
CANADA - An animal rights group claims a "culture of cruelty" exists at Horizon Poultry in Hanover....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Joint Effort to Promote Judicious Use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Farm Animals
CANADA - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex and evolving public health issue, involving many players in Canada and internationally. Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) continues to promote the prudent use of antimicrobial drugs...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada DVD Communicates Scientific Information to Poultry Producers
CANADA - A new self-guided DVD and smart phone accessible web site from the University of Guelph are helping poultry producers to combat coccidiosis....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Govt Wants Power to Fine Meat Plants for Food Safety Issues
CANADA - The federal government is proposing to give itself the power to fine meat-processing plants that break hygiene and other operating rules meant to protect human health....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Foods to Receive C$5 Million for Investment
CANADA - Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture has announced a C$5 million investment to Maple Leaf Foods to purchase and install new meat processing technology that will improve the company's operating and production...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada-Korea Trade Agreement Good News for Agriculture
CANADA - Canada and the Republic of Korea have concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that will significantly boost trade and investment ties between the two countries, creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians in every...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadians to Consume More Poultry Meat in 2014
CANADA - Canadian production of broiler meat is likely to exceed previously estimated levels. Given tight supplies of red meat, chicken farmers operating under the strict supply management regime are expected to boost domestic production and fill in an...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Reports Loss
CANADA - Canadian meat and food processor Maple Leaf Foods saw sales fall by 2.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of the year to C$1,107.0 million for the fourth quarter because of lower volumes, which were partly offset by higher pricing....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada University of Guelph: Key Player in Canadian Poultry Research
CANADA - University of Guelph scientists are playing key roles in studies being conducted through a national Poultry Science Cluster, designed to help the poultry industry stay competitive and address consumer concerns about animal welfare and environmental...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Harper Govt Strengthens Canadian Poultry Research
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced an investment of C$4 million to the Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) to further strengthen the poultry industry's role within the Canadian agri-food sector. ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf to Focus on Packaged Meats Business
CANADA - Following the divestment of its bread business, Maple Leaf Foods CEO says the company will focus on its packaged meats business....
Monday, February 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Farmers Encouraged to Tell Their Stories Online
CANADA - The producer of is encouraging farmers to consider telling their stories online, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Monday, February 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Study Seeks Ways to Improve Ostrich Welfare on the Move
CANADA - Researchers at the University of British Columbia have examined the codes for handling ostriches outside North America as well as common practices in Canada and the US with the aim to improving the welfare of these birds in the future....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Recapture the Dignity of Raising Animals, Farmers Urged
CANADA - Activists are using religion and children as two powerful tools to wage war against the livestock industry, and producers and their industry need to recapture the moral high ground in raising livestock, according to Dr Nelson Kloosterman....
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada New Programme Supports Animal Welfare at Slaughter
CANADA - The Canadian government is backing a new programme designed to promote the welfare of animals at slaughter....
Monday, January 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada What if Antibiotics Were Banned Worldwide? Asks Jefo
CANADA - Jefo has a long experience of poultry production without antimicrobial growth promoters....
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada First Human Case of H5N1 Avian Flu in North America
CANADA - The first human case of H5N1 avian influenza (A) has occurred in North America. The victim, who has died, is thought to have contracted the disease in China....
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Academic Advocates Fee for Antibiotics Used in Vet Medicine
CANADA - An economics researcher says extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture and aquaculture is creating a public health crisis and is advocating user fees on non-human antibiotics use....
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Programme to Fund Water Infrastructure Projects
CANADA - Under Growing Forward 2, Canada and Manitoba are partnering to fund a new programme, 'Growing Adaptation', which will help farmers and food processors build water infrastructure and prepare for situations where water storage will directly impact...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Study Shows Meat, Egg Nutrient Essential for Brain Development
CANADA - Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, eggs, and dairy products, was until now considered non-essential because it is produced naturally by the body. ...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Governments Invest Six Million Dollars on Support Programme
CANADA - Gerry Ritz, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and François Gendron, Quebec’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, have announced the establishment of the Support Programme for the Establishment of...
Friday, November 08, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Growing Competitiveness Programmes Provide Opportunities
CANADA - Young farmers can now access financial assistance to enhance their business management practices through the new Growing Competitiveness programme, Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development...
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Agriculture Promoted at Winter Fair
CANADA - Canadian producers and livestock farmers will benefit from increased investment in market development and the creation of new export opportunities. ...
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Confidence US M-COOL Will Be Addressed in US Farm Bill
CANADA - Canada's agriculture minister is confident the US government will address concerns over Mandatory US Country of Origin Labelling through negotiations aimed at finalizing a new US Farm Bill....
Friday, November 01, 2013
Poultry Industry News from Canada Quarterly Earnings at Maple Leaf Take a Tumble
CANADA - Commenting on the company's latest quaterly results, Maple Leaf Foods' CEO said that "commercial performance is solid" but that it had been a "very challenging period of transition for the Maple Leaf organisation"....
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