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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Producers Hit Back at Article on Use of Antibiotics in Chicken Feed
US - US chicken producers have hit back at criticism levelled at it in an article from the newsagency Reuters, claiming that antibiotics used in human medicine are frequently used as growth promoters in feed for chickens....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States EuroTier: What are the Implications for Animal Production?
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and will be discussed at Eurotier 2014....
Poultry Industry News from United States Foster Farms Invests $75 Million in Salmonella Programme
US – US integrated poultry processor, Fosters Farms, at the centre of a major Salmonella outbreak this year, has invested $75 million to develop a programme to reduce Salmonella at each stage of the production process....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Faces Lawsuit to Stop New Poultry Inspection System
US - US action group Food and Water Watch has filed a suit in the federal court to stop the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Does Cheap Feed Make Cheaper Meat?
US - Even as grain supplies in the US, and globally for that matter, are expected to increase significantly in the next 12 months, the amount of meat protein available to consumers will still be lower than what it was two years ago, write Steve Meyer...
Poultry Industry News from United States Registration for Equipment Manufacturers Conference Open
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Equipment Manufacturers Conference, 6-8 November, in Palm Springs, California This year's theme is Feeding the World: Challenges and Opportunities....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: 74 Per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - seventy four per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Farm Safety Should Be Top Priority Issue, Says Farmers Union
US - In honour of the United Nations’ 2014 International Year of Family Farming, this month National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the importance of being proactive in the area of farm safety. Agriculture is consistently among the most hazardous...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Scientists Named to Agricultural Research Service Science Hall of Fame
US - Four scientists have been named to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Science Hall of Fame for discoveries in soybean genomics, sustainable farming, poultry disease control and crop micronutrients. ARS is the chief intramural scientific research...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Mapping Tool for 'Waters of the US' Released
US - Last week, the National Pork Producers Council, along with other agricultural groups, unveiled an interactive website that shows land likely to be regulated by the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) under a proposed rule from the US Environmental Protection...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States New Resources on Current, Future Antibiotic Use in Poultry Industry
US - To help provide insight into the current and future use of antibiotic use in poultry, US Poultry & Egg Association (USPoultry) has released a new video. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Beware of Trojan Horse Labelled COOL ‘Reform’
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson argues in a recent Politico op-ed that the opponents of Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL), having lost their battles on both the ideological front as well as in the courts, are now trying have...
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Consumer-level Meat, Poultry Demand Strong in July
US - US consumer-level meat and poultry demand remained strong in July. Total real per capita expenditures on beef, pork, chicken and turkey amounted to $44.62 in July, up from June’s $45.96 and 1.2 per cent higher than last July’s $44.08, write...
Poultry Industry News from United States H7N3 Outbreaks Undergoing Comprehensive Investigation
US - Although there have been no new outbreaks of low-path H7N3 bird flu in the US, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports that the USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA)...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods Reports Progress Following Hillshire Merger
US - Tyson Foods says the process for combining its business with that of Hillshire Brands is well underway....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States North Carolina Electricity Producers Generating Energy from Poultry Waste
US - After two years of delays, North Carolina electricity producers will finally meet a state mandate for generating power from poultry waste in 2014. But the producers say they need to delay a similar requirement for making juice from swine waste for...
Poultry Industry News from United States Council Welcomes National Chicken Month, Food Safety Education Month
US - September marks the beginning of many things: back-to- school, fall and football season. September is also the start of both National Chicken Month and National Food Safety Education Month....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Attendee Registration for 2015 IPPE Now Open
US - Attendee registration for the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is now open....
Poultry Industry News from United States Perdue Foods Reports Removal of Antibiotics from Chicken Hatcheries
US – US poultry producer Perdue Foods has removed all antibiotics from its chicken hatcheries....
Poultry Industry News from United States Survey Shows Consumers Want More Humanely Raised Chicken
US - A new national survey reveals a distrust of the chicken industry among consumers and a strong desire for more humanely raised chicken choices at the grocery store....
Poultry Industry News from United States Formaldehyde Confirmed as Known Human Carcinogen
US - A new report from the National Research Council has upheld the listing of formaldehyde as "known to be a human carcinogen" in the National Toxicology Program 12th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Cage Layer Eggs Safe, Wholesome, Affordable and Humane Protein Source
US - When labels are attached to modern farming practices such as "medieval cruelty" or "moral responsibility to act by avoiding cage eggs" as occurred on 30 August in Chris Rodley’s editorial, "Eating Brunch Right Now, You Might Want to Put Your Fork...
Poultry Industry News from United States Reports from 2014 Animal Rights Conferences Released
US - The Animal Agriculture Alliance has released a report that chronicles observations from the 33rd annual Animal Rights National Conference presented by The Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) and the Humane Society of the United States’ Taking Action...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Big Dutchman Customer Aces SQF Audit for Egg Production
US - The new School Site Farm Packing Plant dedicated to specialty eggs recently passed the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) audit with flying colours. ...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Biomin Sponsors Mycotoxin Event at Poultry Science Association
US - Mycotoxin occurrence data reveal that the majority of feed ingredients are tainted with various mycotoxins and very frequently even a combination of different toxins can be found in the feed, according to Biomin....
 
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