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01 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States PETA Files Lawsuit Over Californian Poultry Slaughter
US - Animal welfare organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently filed a lawsuit, aiming to ban electric stunning used in poultry slaughter....
Poultry Industry News from United States How Can US Poultry Producers Protect Flocks from Avian Flu Threat?
US - Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) serotype H5N2 appear to be slowing in the US, but the potential for new outbreaks as migrating birds move south in autumn is high, reports Eric Gingerich, DVM (Technical Specialist in Poultry,...
Poultry Industry News from United States Workplace Safety Administrator to Address US Poultry Conference
US - The 2015 US National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will include talks from an occupational health and safety official, helping to improve conditions in poultry workplaces....
29 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Spanish Egg Producers Willing to Make Up US Shortfall
US - In response to the avian influenza outbreak in the US and the subsequent demand for eggs in the US market, Spanish egg producers are angling to export eggs to the country. ...
26 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Broiler Production Higher Despite Avian Flu
US - While the spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been devastating for turkey and egg production, broiler production so far has not been impacted and output is significantly higher than in 2014, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Ryan Gosling in Row Over Cage Egg Letter
US - Film star Ryan Gosling spoke out against the use of cages in the egg supply chain this week, but an organisation supporting the use of cages later claimed his own restaurant uses a non-cage-free egg supplier....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Passes Trade Promotion Authority Bill, Chicken Council Approves
US - The US government has this week voted in favour of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), in a move that trade authorities hope will 'unlock opportunities' for American farmers....
25 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Cobb Family Atmosphere’ at International Technical Seminar
HOLLAND - Almost 50 delegates from more than 20 countries met in Holland for the week-long Cobb Europe Technical Seminar which provided visits to farms and laboratories as well as specialist presentations....
Poultry Industry News from United States ILT Control Options Present Double-Edged Swords
Control of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in a multiage population of birds with dissimilar levels of protection is a challenge for the broiler industry, says Maricarmen Garcia, MS, PhD, professor at the University of Georgia’s Poultry Diagnostic...
24 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Cold Storage Inventories Up on the Year
US - Total supplies of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in cold storage at the end of May were 2.299 billion pounds, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Poultry Processor Facing Fines Over Unsafe Working Environment
US - Workers cutting chicken fat, bone and cartilage eight hours a day at a Delaware poultry plant are suffering musculoskeletal injuries caused by their jobs, an inspection by the US Department of Labour's Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
19 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States New Trans Fats Ban Will Not Apply to Animal Food
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognised as safe, or GRAS, for use in human food, but the prohibition will not apply to animal feed. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Foster Farms Responds to Animal Welfare Allegations
US - Large US poultry producer Foster Farms has responded to accusations of animal abuse by welfare organisation Mercy for Animals....
18 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Vets are Latest focus of Popular YouTube Series
US - The popular YouTube series, Veterinarians on Call, recently turned its cameras on two poultry veterinarians from the University of Georgia to help educate the public on modern poultry production....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Confirms New Avian Flu Outbreak in Iowa
US - One new case of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in the US, ending an eight-day hiatus of new detections....
Poultry Industry News from United States Canadian Egg Organisation Funds Avian Flu Research in Iowa
US - Egg Farmers of Canada has committed $500,000 for avian influenza research to be awarded to and administered by the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University....
17 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Avian Flu Spread Various Ways, USDA Report Says
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released an epidemiology report, describing how highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been infecting new premises. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States How Will Avian Flu Impact US Feed Markets?
US - The US is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, causing concerns over the potential effects on the feed market, write John Newton and Todd Kuethe from the University of Illinois' Farmdoc Daily Project....
16 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Bird Flu Impact on US Slowing, But Concerns Remain
US - It appears that the incidence and spread of high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is, as expected, slowing as the weather warms up, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Call for Improvement in Counter Measures Against Food Poisoning
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
15 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Vets, Feed Managers, Producers Urged to Attend VFD Webinar
US - US poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, feed-mill managers and live-production managers are urged to sign up for this week’s interactive webinar on the FDA’s new rules for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) on Wednesday....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US 2015 Egg, Turkey Production Expected to Fall
US - The House of Representatives has gotten quite busy on a couple of issues important to the livestock and poultry sectors, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Biosecurity Training Program Available for Free
US - USPOULTRY’s biosecurity training program for the poultry industry has been made available for free to members of the association, producers, growers and allied industry....
Poultry Industry News from United States Harrisvaccines Developing Vaccine for Avian Influenza
US - Joel Harris, Director of Sales and Marketing at Harrisvaccines, said Harrisvaccines is in the process of developing a vaccine to help producers battling Avian Influenza....
12 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Flu Panel Examines US Control Efforts, Impacts on Trade
US - With well over 200 outbreaks affecting more than 47 million poultry over the last six months, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is hitting the US poultry industry hard....
 
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