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Friday, September 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States UK Innovation Grant For Genome Project With The Roslin Institute
US - A joint project by Cobb Europe and the Roslin Institute in Scotland has been awarded a grant of almost £650,000 (US$ 1.07 million) from the UK’ s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for genome biobanking to optimise valuable broiler genetic stocks....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
Poultry Industry News from United States International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On 18 September, the National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Eggs from Backyard Chickens May Pose Problems, Warns Vet
US - Whether raising chickens in your backyard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist says what you don't know about your chickens could hurt you or others....
Poultry Industry News from United States National Farm Safety, Health Week Focuses on 'Protecting What Matters'
US - 'Safety Counts - Protecting What Matters' is this year’s theme for National Farm Safety and Health Week, which will be observed 21-27 September 2014. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) has applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has lead the US Committee for IYFF and played a key role in having the resolution...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States New FSIS Salmonella Performance Standards
US - A top official with USDA’s Food Safety and inspection Service (FSIS) told a meat industry conference that ended Sunday in Charleston, SC, to expect new performance standards for Salmonella....
Poultry Industry News from United States Southwest Specialty Eggs Acquires New Franchise in California, Nevada
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has announced that Southwest Specialty Eggs, LLC, the Company’s joint venture with Hickman’s Egg Ranch, Inc., has acquired the Egg-Land’s Best, Inc. franchise for the southern California markets, including Clark County...
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 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....
 
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