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Thursday, November 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Bird Flu Virus Spreads to Europe
GLOBAL - A new subtype of highly pathogenic avian flu virus has hit Europe for the first time, with an outbreak in Germany in the first week of November followed by a further two in the Netherlands and the UK over last weekend. The risks to human health...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global International Call for More Influenza Surveillance in Animals
GLOBAL - On influenza surveillance in animals, an FAO study has explored global capacity to detect emerging influenza viruses with zoonotic potential....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Trade Show Offers Opportunity to Explore Global Concerns in Farming
GLOBAL - There was a growing presence of international exhibitors and visitors at the EuroTier trade show in Hanover, Germany, this week. Although some exhibitors from the poultry sector were absent this time, a poultry conference was arranged, which...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global New Study on Animal Welfare Legislation
GLOBAL - Increasingly, but to different extents, consumers throughout the world want assurances that the meat and dairy products they are buying are safe to eat, nutritious and of good quality....
Poultry Industry News from Global Animal Welfare and Sustainability Inextricably Linked
GLOBAL - Animal production and animal welfare are inextricably linked with ethical, political, economic, environmental and social issues, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....
Friday, November 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Stabilises in October
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 192.3 points in October 2014, marginally (0.2 per cent) below the revised September figure but 14.3 points (6.9 per cent) short of its corresponding level one year ago. ...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Welfare: Bringing Together Theory and Practice
GLOBAL - The news this week on poultry welfare includes a new study on the causes and prevention of feather pecking and a study on welfare teaching across the EU. Australian free-range poultry farmers are being given the opportunity to steer future research...
Poultry Industry News from Global New Guide for Better Detection of Animal Health Risks
GLOBAL - The OIE is publishing a new Guide to Terrestrial Animal Health Surveillance for national Veterinary Services and animal health experts. The Guide is intended to help them implement and evaluate the terrestrial animal disease surveillance systems...
Poultry Industry News from Global Industrialisation Should Not Come at Expense of Agriculture, Says FAO Head
GLOBAL - Industrialisation can be an important tool for poverty and hunger reduction but should not come at the expense of agricultural development, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva....
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global JBS Joins International Poultry Council
GLOBAL - JBS S.A., the world’s largest protein processor, has joined the International Poultry Council (IPC) as an associate member....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: A Perfect Storm Ahead for Avian Flu?
GLOBAL - With the start of November just ahead, those of us in the northern hemisphere are preparing for winter and it could be that we should also be making arrangements for a powerful flu season....
Friday, October 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Insect Meal Could Be Future of Animal Feed
GLOBAL - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural resources, ongoing climate change issues and competition between human food, animal feed...
Poultry Industry News from Global New Regional Technical Manager for Aviagen in Eastern Europe, CIS
EASTERN EUROPE & CIS - Aviagen® has appointed Marcel Janssen as Regional Technical Manager for Eastern Europe and CIS countries to help manage its rapidly developing customer base in the region....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Everyone is Talking about Sustainability
GLOBAL - The theme of the week in the poultry world seems to have been sustainability, particularly its environmental aspects....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues – the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
Monday, October 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Support for South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Family Farms at Centre of World Food Day
GLOBAL - Today is World Food Day, and the focus is on family farming, which underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
Poultry Industry News from Global Call for Innovation on Family Farms
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
Poultry Industry News from Global Mycotoxins: Farmers Must Be Vigilant
ANALYSIS - Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on a producer's feeding program, and this year is no exception, given the cool wet conditions across much of the US Midwest, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, talking with a Biomin Key Account Manager....
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global WTO Rules in Favour of US over Indian Ban on US Poultry Imports
US & INDIA - A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has ruled in favour of the US in a case following a ban by India in 2007 aimed at preventing imports of US chicken into the country on the grounds of preventing avian influenza....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global CME Group Cuts Workforce by Five Per Cent
US - As part of its recently announced restructuring, CME Group said it will reduce the company's global workforce this week by roughly five per cent or about 150 positions. ...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Ebola Threatens Global Food Security
GLOBAL - FAO has launched a new programme to urgently assist 90,000 vulnerable households in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone whose food supplies and livelihoods are threatened by the disruptive effect the Ebola epidemic is having on rural economies,...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Happy World Egg Day!
GLOBAL - From an Egg Rally in Bangladesh giving away 5,000 boiled eggs to an Awards Ceremony in Spain for egg research, people all over the world are celebrating the wonderful egg today, 10 October - World Egg Day....
 
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