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Poultry Industry News: Korea, South

25 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korean Egg Consumption Rises Ahead of Chuseok Holiday
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's egg consumption has increased ahead of the long Chuseok holiday, retail industry data showed Sunday....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korean Govt to Revise Egg Coding System
SOUTH KOREA - The government will require egg farms to implement a revised coding system that identifies how their chickens are reared and when its eggs are produced, it said Wednesday....
08 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
28 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Nationwide Tests Ordered as DDT Traces Found in Chickens
SOUTH KOREA - The government decided to test every chicken raised on an egg-producing farm nationwide to see if they are contaminated with the insecticide Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), after chickens from two farms in North Gyeongsang were found...
24 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
SOUTH KOREA - The government will conduct an investigation into chickens throughout the country after some chicken meat has been found to have more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, the agricultural ministry said Wednesday....
23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Chicken Meat with Anthelmintic Residue Found, Lawmaker Says
SOUTH KOREA - Some chicken meat has been found to carry more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, an opposition lawmaker said Tuesday, adding to escalating food safety concerns caused by a contaminated egg scandal....
21 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Egg Inspections Complete, But Safety Concerns Remain
SOUTH KOREA - Consumer concerns about eggs contaminated with insecticides persisted Friday, as the government announced the results of its inspections on all large-scale egg farms....
18 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Korea; Govt Apologises for Fiasco
SOUTH KOREA - The government offered an apology again on Friday for the ballooning concerns over food safety stemming from eggs contaminated with illegal insecticides or chemicals, while promising to beef up a nationwide system to prevent similar cases...
12 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Egg Prices Still Flying High Despite Imports
SOUTH KOREA - Local egg prices still are high despite the arrival of eggs imported from Thailand following the latest outbreak of bird flu, data showed Tuesday....
19 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Chicken Chains Drop Prices Amid Possible BBQ Probe
SOUTH KOREA - Major chicken franchises have been lowering their prices after the country’s Fair Trade Commission reportedly started investigating possible business malpractice by restaurant chain BBQ....
16 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Thai Eggs to Hit Korean Shelves Next Week
SOUTH KOREA - Eggs from Thailand will be imported amid soaring prices here in the wake of another outbreak of avian influenza....
14 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Chicken Farms to Boycott Fried Chicken Chains
SOUTH KOREA - Chicken farmers are threatening to boycott fried chicken franchises, blaming BBQ, Kyochon and other chains for dampening poultry consumption by raising the prices of one of Korea's favorite foods. ...
05 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Govt Bans Live Poultry Sales After Bird Flu Cases
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean government has prohibited all sales of live poultry in the country starting today and raised the bird flu warning level from second to third in its four-tier system after a strain of avian influenza was found in the provinces...
26 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Government to Add Eggs to Market at Cheap Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The government said Wednesday that it will supply 4 million to 5 million fresh eggs that customers can purchase at cheaper prices to stabilize the market during the first two weeks of next month. These eggs will be more than 30 per cent...
24 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Govt to Release Egg, Poultry Stock to Help Stabilise Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The government will release its egg and poultry stock early next month to stabilize prices soaring again, the agriculture ministry said Wednesday....
18 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Egg Prices Rise on Supply Concerns
SOUTH KOREA - Local egg prices were rising again with the country yet to stabilize the market following the latest outbreak of bird flu, officials said Thursday....
27 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South 'Rotten' Brazilian Chickens Take Toll on Korean Franchises
SOUTH KOREA - Moms Touch and other fried chicken franchises are scrambling to contain the fallout from the rotten poultry scandal in Brazil as more consumers refrain from eating chicken....
21 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Liquid Danish Eggs Sold in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Danish liquid eggs are now being sold in supermarkets across South Korea....
15 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Govt Warns Chicken Joints About Price Hikes
SOUTH KOREA - The government yesterday announced tougher measures on chicken franchises planning to raise prices after the outbreak of avian influenza virus caused poultry prices to spike. ...
10 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Chicken Prices Rreach Record High Levels Due to Bird Flu Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - Prices of chicken surged to the highest level in three decades, industry data showed Friday, as large numbers of birds were culled following the nationwide outbreak of avian influenza late last year. ...
16 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South South Korea Imports US Eggs to Ease Bird Flu Shortage
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA, under Minister Kim Jae-su) has promised to 'minimise inconvenience' to the public from its largest ever avian influenza epidemic, as part of a suite of measures to grow...
04 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Egg Shortage in South Korea After Bird Flu Prompts Large-Scale Culls
SOUTH KOREA - Over 30 million chickens and other birds have been culled so far as a result of South Korea's worst avian influenza outbreaks, according to reports from the region....
14 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South South Korea Sacrifices Nearly 10 Million Birds to Curb Avian Influenza
SOUTH KOREA - The Asian country has slaughtered 9.81 million poultry in the last month in the latest effort to prevent the spread of the new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza, confirmed sources at the South Korean Ministry of Food....
06 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Avian Flu Outbreaks Hit More Farms in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Six more farms have been affected by outbreaks of H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza in South Korea....
28 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South South Korea Culls Thousands of Ducks After Bird Flu Outbreaks
SOUTH KOREA - Fourteen outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have affected duck farms across South Korea....
 
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