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Monday, January 26, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Cold Storage Report had Bearish Implications for Beef, Chicken Prices
US - The latest USDA cold storage report had bearish implications for beef and chicken prices while we think it was neutral for pork, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Proposal to Cut Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry Meat Cuts
GLOBAL - The US food safety agency has announced this week a proposal aimed at cutting markedly foodborne bacteria on chicken and turkey parts. High-path avian flu, meanwhile, is wreaking havoc in Taiwan's goose sector and in the last week, Nigeria, Israel,...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tougher US Poultry Meat Measures Could Spare 50,000 Illnesses
US – Tighter standards on poultry products will prevent 50,000 illnesses each year, predicts the US Department of Agriculture’s food inspection body....
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Could EU Poultry Meat Exports to Russia Resume?
ANALYSIS - The way could be reopened for the restoration of exports of pork and pig meat products to Russia, and this could be followed by a resumption of poultry meat exports....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Where is the Global Poultry Industry Headed?
ANALYSIS - Delair Bolis, Executive Director, Head of Global Poultry Business Unit at MSD Animal Health, shares expectations for the global poultry industry. ...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Well are Farmers Caring for Environment?
ANALYSIS - Changing policies on pesticides, animal feeds and welfare are threatening to reduce wheat crops in the UK and the pig herd each by a third....
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global China Bans Imports of All US Poultry, Products
CHINA & US - The Chinese government has announced that it will ban all imports of US poultry and egg products because of recent detections in the US of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in backyard poultry and wild birds in the Pacific Northwest....
Monday, January 12, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Head of Anaerobic Digestion Association Hits Back at Criticisms
UK - Last week at the Oxford Farming Conference in the UK, environmental campaigner and author, George Monbiot, launched an attack on several farming practices....
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Oxford Conference Tackles Challenging Issues
GLOBAL - EU red tape and the making of decisions and regulations have some in for criticism from some of the speakers at the Oxford Farming Conference this week, while challenging issues such as climate change and a lack of R&D funding have also been...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom OFC: Changes to Common Agricultural Policy to Reduce Red Tape
UK - The UK has called for a rethink on the three crop rule, which is part of the greening arrangement within the recent reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Chris Harris reports from the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC)....
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Egg Price, Production Prospects in US
US - Even ahead of the ban on battery cage eggs in California, pundits were forecasting dramatic increases in egg prices for consumers across the country. What are the prospects for the US egg market in 2015?...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States US Welfare Campaigners Target Cage Egg Producers, Processors
US - 'Prop 2' came into effect in California on 1 January, effectively ending the sale of eggs from hens in battery cages there. A Minnesota-based company processing spent hens has denied allegations of animal cruelty following undercover filming by a...
Friday, January 02, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States New Vet Oversight Rules Will Affect More Than Half Antimicrobials Sold
US - In two years time, regulatory changes will come into effect that will cover 57 per cent of current antimicrobial sales for animals in the US....
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Reduce Odour from Manure with Free Online Tool
US - The new tool from Iowa State University evaluates options to reduce odours from livestock operations....
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: 2014 Ends with Bird Flu Fears
GLOBAL - 2014 is ending on a challenging note for the global poultry sector as outbreaks of avian flu are being reported in flocks across three continents....
Poultry Industry News from Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Set to Develop Poultry Industry
KAZAKHSTAN - The country's live poultry and processing sectors are in urgent need of modernisation and expansion to meet growing demand from the domestic market, according to a new report. ...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Avian Flu Restrictions Lifted
UK - All restrictions following the outbreak of Avian Flu in Yorkshire last month were lifted on 21 December....
Friday, December 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Netherlands, Germany, Denmark Want to Push EU Further on Animal Welfare
EU - Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have issued a joint declaration on animal welfare, calling on the European Union to improve further animal welfare for those species where there are already regulations and to extend it to include others....
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Bird Flu Outbreaks Hit Further Countries
GLOBAL - In the last week, new outbreaks of avian flu have been reported in Germany, Italy, Canada, the US and Japan....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Gradual Improvement Forecast for Australian Poultry Sector
AUSTRALIA - The latest figures indicate that Australian poultry and egg farmers are experiencing gradual improvements in production and prices....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Can the Poultry Industry Meet Everyone's Demands?
GLOBAL - How should the poultry industry react if consumer demands on one aspect of production leads to predictable adverse effects on some other aspect? This dilemma is faced by US chicken producers following an announcement by school meal providers...
Poultry Industry News from Canada Details Emerge of Canada's Latest Avian Flu Outbreaks
CANADA - Details have emerged of the three most recent confirmed outbreaks of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza in British Columbia. The five outbreaks have affected 112,800 birds, mainly broiler breeders and meat turkeys....
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Sector Faces up to Tough Challenges
GLOBAL - In the UK, recent results from a survey of Campylobacter prevalence in chickens for sale has caused a leading poultry company to take action. The global animal health agency has called for better surveillance for disease as avian flu hits poultry...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Farm Incomes to 'Fall Significantly' in Ireland in 2015
IRELAND - Following a relatively stable 2014, a new report from Teagasc economists suggests a mixed bag in terms of possible income developments across Ireland’s farming sectors during the course of next year....
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