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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

11 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Scotland to mandate CCTV in abbatoirs
SCOTLAND - Legislation is to be brought forward this year requiring abattoirs to record on CCTV all areas where live animals are present...
10 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK chicken could face high EU tariffs: MPs urged to take action to avoid no-deal Brexit
UK - Four UK farming unions, the NFU, NFU Cymru, NFU Scotland and Ulster Farmer's Union, have today urged MPs to take all the necessary steps for the UK to avoid a no-deal Brexit, which could see catastrophic impacts for the nation’s food and farming...
09 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New year, new yolk: Noble Foods launches new brand of eggs
UK - Noble Foods, the nation’s leading egg supplier and owner of the happy egg co., is introducing Freshlay Golden Yolks, a new brand with the promise of a "deep golden, naturally delicious yolk"...
07 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA urges government to honour its food labelling promise
UK - “Method of production” labelling should be mandatory for all animal products in the UK if the government is serious about better animal welfare post-Brexit, claims the RSPCA...
04 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Oxford Farming Conference delegates cynical about post-Brexit trade environment
UK - During the morning session of the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) on 4 January 2019, the majority of attendees voted "no" in an interactive survey that asked whether participants were confident in post-Brexit export opportunities...
03 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU President calls on government to deliver for food and farming
UK - NFU President Minette Batters today challenged the government to live up to its responsibilities to ensure that Britain has a robust supply of safe, traceable and affordable food following Brexit...
02 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Fears of 'dirty' turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees to a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a the latest briefing paper by leading food policy experts...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Oxford Real Farming Conference celebrates its tenth year
UK - Taking place on 3-4 January 2019 in the Oxford Town Hall, the 2019 Oxford Real Farming Conference will be the biggest yet – with more sessions, more delegates and an additional venue...
25 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New inspection regime to be rolled out to poultry sector
UK - Poorly performing farms are to receive unannounced inspections in a move to increase consumer confidence in Red Tractor logo...
21 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen's EMEA Broiler School demonstrates commitment to international learning
From northern Europe to the southern Mediterranean and Mauritius, from Scandinavia to Slovenia and Saudi Arabia, the 24 students at Aviagen®’s recent Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) School in Edinburgh presented a truly international roll-call...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Duck, duck, goose: Survey reveals UK consumers don't want EU foie gras after Brexit
UK - 67 percent agree that food produced using methods prohibited in the UK should not be allowed into the country...
17 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA responds to Stacey review on farm inspections and animal welfare
UK, 17 December 2018 - A more flexible and incentives-led approach to farming regulation has been recommended as part of a wide-ranging review into the sector published Thursday 13 December...
15 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion eggs to make a big splash with Tom Daley in 2019
UK, 15 December 2018 - British Lion eggs is diving into a partnership with double World Champion and social media megastar Tom Daley as part of a £1 million+ marketing campaign for 2019 to drive the continued growth of egg sales and increase awareness...
14 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chickens to be marker of Anthropocene period
UK, 14 December 2018 - Modern meat chickens are a defining feature of the Anthropocene according to new research by Dr Carys Bennett and colleagues from the University of Leicester in conjunction with Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham...
12 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU's new report highlights role of farming in enhancing the environment
UK, 12 December 2018 - The NFU published an important new benchmarking report on the farmed environment, launching with a high-profile stakeholder event in London yesterday (11 December) attended by Defra Minister George Eustice...
10 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Trees can help mitigate ammonia emissions from farming
UK, 10 December 2018 - A new online calculator and guidance has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne ammonia and so reduce air pollution...
06 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Council launches Vision 2019 initiative
UK, 6 December 2018 - As Britain looks forward to the much-awaited Government Food Strategy, the poultry meat sector wants to start a conversation about the role of responsible businesses in delivering a food system that leaves no one behind...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Treated imports could change shoppers' minds on meat
UK, 6 December 2018 - Allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, according to new AHDB research...
03 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New UK powers which could open door to ban on live exports welcomed by RSPCA
UK, 3 December 2018 - Significant new powers granted to the UK and devolved nations post brexit, could be used to introduce a ban on live exports, claims the RSPCA...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom BFREPA responds to Defra avian influenza announcement
UK, 3 December 2018 - Last week, Defra urged poultry farmers and pet bird keepers to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat...
29 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers beware: New super rat hotspots N, S, E and W surround central data void
Farmers are advised to beware of new hotspots of rats that are resistant to anticoagulant rodenticides, identified by monitoring carried out at The University of Reading...
27 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat
The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter...
26 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Poultry Site is hiring!
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23 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Salmonella prevention webinar to support UK caterers
The Royal Society of Public Health is running a webinar into the cause and prevention of salmonella on 14 January 2019, highlighting the food safety benefits of using British Lion eggs....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers urge British consumers to mix it up on Stir-up Sunday
Free range egg farmers across Britain are urging the public to mix it up when it comes to the size of eggs they use in their Christmas pudding recipes this Stir-Up Sunday....
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