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Poultry Industry News: European Union

09 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Broiler Meat Production Expected to Increase Again in 2016
EU - The EU-28 broiler meat production forecast for 2016 has been increased 1.5 percent from 2015, with the biggest hikes taking place in France, Poland, and United Kingdom due to strong domestic demand and strong exports, according to the latest report...
29 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Farmers Need Contingency Plan for Brexit
UK - A contingency plan for agriculture should the UK vote to leave the European Union on June 23 is absolutely essential according to the Farmers’ Union of Wales....
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Scientists Develop New Ways to Prevent Foodborne Illness
EU - The global fight against food poisoning and the requirement for high quality products have pushed European scientists into developing new technologies in food processing....
26 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Urged to Act on Ag Market Crisis
EU - With farmers protesting across Europe hit by the drastic situation on EU agricultural markets, agriculture organisation Copa and Cogeca published a package of measures today to help solve the crisis and urged the EU to act....
24 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union New EU Animal Health Laws Aim to Halt Disease Spread
EU - Measures to prevent and halt outbreaks of animal diseases such as avian flu or African swine fever, informally agreed by MEPs and the Council in June 2015, were backed by the EU Parliament's Agriculture Committee on Tuesday. ...
19 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Animal Welfare Rules Need Better Enforcement Rather than New Legislation
EU - Reacting to EU Ministers talks on the setting up of a new EU animal welfare platform, Copa and Cogeca have highlighted the high welfare standards that exist in the EU and the need to ensure that they are simplified and better enforced rather than...
18 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Curb Use of Antibiotics in Farming, EU Politicians Urge
EU - To fight the growing resistance of bacteria to today’s antibiotics, the use of existing antimicrobial drugs should be restricted, and new ones should be developed, said Environment and Public Health Committee MEPs on Wednesday. ...
17 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Record Value for EU Agri-food Exports in 2015
EU - EU agri-food exports in December 2015 achieved a value of €11.2 billion, thus exceeding the value of previous years for the same month by almost €1 billion. ...
15 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union New Tools to Protect Europe’s Ag Sector from Terrorism
EU - The EU-funded PLANTFOODSEC project has developed an extensive virtual toolbox to help protect both agriculture and plant life from biological weapons that could contaminate Europe’s food supply chain....
12 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Aviagen Kft Celebrates Landmark Year for Ross 400 Club
EU - Aviagen® Kft is celebrating a successful 2015 for the Ross® 400 Club in Central and Eastern Europe. Last year saw a record number of entries to the Club which recognizes and rewards farmers who have achieved a European Production Efficiency Factor...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Antibiotic-Resistant Foodborne Pathogens Continue to Spread in EU
EU - Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic bacteria in Europe from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
11 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU, Colombia to Increase Trade in Organic Products
EU & COLOMBIA - The Government of Colombia and the European Commission announced today the start of negotiations towards a bilateral agreement on trade in organic products between the European Union and Colombia....
10 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Progress Versus Campylobacter
EU - Campylobacteriosis is the most frequently reported zoonotic illness in the European Union and a major food safety challenge in other regions. European broiler flocks have a high prevalence of Campylobacter colonisation and poultry meat is the major...
08 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Crop Sowing Figures Good News for Animal Producers
EU - New Copa and Cogeca figures show good EU cereals plantings this year due to favourable weather conditions, but grain prices remain low whilst the EU rapeseed harvest is expected to be down, partly as a result of the the neonicotinoid seed treatment...
02 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union European Commission Makes Farm Incomes Priority
ANALYSIS - Farmers’ incomes are to be given top priority this year by the European Commission as it seeks to ensure “a fair return for producers for their products”....
21 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union European Feed Industry Sees Poor Outlook for 2016, Despite Strong Poultry Demand
EUROPEAN UNION - Compound feed production in the EU-28 in 2015 grew very slightly by 0.2 per cent compared with 2014, but a downward trend is expected in 2016 in a depressed EU livestock market, according to the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation...
20 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union More Simplifying Measures for EU Farm Payments
EU - A new suite of measures to simplify the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) were welcomed this week by farming organisation Copa-Cogeca....
18 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Nutriad Excels in EU-funded Campylobacter Research Project
EU - Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections in humans: in the EU alone, the number of cases per year is estimated to be around 9 million....
14 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Commits Millions to Combat Animal Diseases in 2016
EU - The EU has committed close to €161 million to support eradication, control and surveillance programmes that aim to eliminate animal diseases and zoonoses as well as further strengthen the protection of human and animal health....
07 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Most Europeans Think CAP is Important
EUROPEAN UNION - Over 80 per cent of survey respondents consider the role of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) "very or fairly important" for stimulating jobs and growth and for supporting the role of the farmer in the food chain, according to...
04 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Fight Against Food Fraud Strengthened by New Research
EU - Impressive progress has been made in better understanding food fraud and developing online tools that will help the food sector tackle this threat....
21 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union World Population Growth to Support EU Meat Exports Over Next Decade
EU - The EU has published a medium-term Agricultural Outlook for the years up to 2025....
18 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union Food Safety Concern as Campylobacter Infections Still Rising in EU
EU - Human cases of listeriosis and campylobacteriosis rose once again in 2014, continuing an upward trend that began in 2008....
17 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union Income Per EU Agricultural Worker Down by 4.3 Per Cent
EU - Real agricultural income in the European Union (EU) has fallen by 6.0 per cent in 2015 compared with 2014, while agricultural labour input has dropped by 1.8 per cent....
07 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports at Record Level
EU - After a slow-down in August, the value of EU agri-food exports has resumed the positive trend (+13 per cent), as monthly exports in September exceeded imports by €2 billion. ...
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