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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Korea, North H5N1 Bird Flu Affects Chickens, Geese in N Korean Village
NORTH KOREA - The North Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathigenic H5N1 bird flu in Hwanghae-Bukto....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Raising the Bar for Poultry Welfare
GLOBAL - With the news of a call to raise standards still further in the European Union, poultry welfare is focus of this week's news round-up, writes Jackie Linden. Cage-free egg production and better broiler welfare are on the agenda in the EU and Australia,...
Poultry Industry News from European Union How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five-year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products from animals to be from higher welfare regimes across Europe....
Monday, April 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Climate Change Adaptation Tool Helps Predict Disease Risk
EU - A tool to calculate the risk of food and waterborne diseases under current or future climate change conditions has been established following a recent EU funded study....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Industry Addresses Some of the Big Issues
GLOBAL - In the last week, we have reported from the recent International Egg Commission conference on topics including welfare, environmental sustainability and feed security, writes Jackie Linden. Other topics in the news this week have been the WTO's...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Call for EU Redistribution of Food Waste
ANALYSIS - A report from the European Union Committee of the UK parliament's House of Lords calls for the redistribution of wasted food to different sections of society or into the animal feed chain, where appropriate, across the EU....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Supply, Demand Report: Friendly for Corn, Soybeans; Bearish for Wheat
ANALYSIS - The April USDA supply and demand report contained no major surprises. However, the latest government data was deemed a bit bullish for corn and soybeans, and modestly bearish for wheat, reports grain analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Austria 50th Anniversary of IEC: What Comes Next for the Egg Industry?
AUSTRIA - For two days, the members of the International Egg Commission (IEC) gathered in Vienna to discuss the hot topics affecting the world egg industry at the IEC Business Conference. In addition, the event celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the IEC,...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global World Trade Talks Stall over Definition of Safety Standards
GLOBAL - World Trade Organization (WTO) talks over an agricultural trade deal have hit another block as one of the negotiating committees could not reach an agreement over a definition for private standards for food safety and animal and plant health....
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Food Safety Issues in the News in the Netherlands, United States
GLOBAL - This week's round-up of the news in the poultry world focuses on food safety issues - Dutch concerns over safety and in the US, the Agriculture Secretary explains that better microbiological safety is the aim of the latest change to poultry meat...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Feeding, Environment Focus to Day 2 of Turkey Conference
UK - The second day of the Turkey Science and Production Conference took nutrition as its main theme, with two presentations under the broad umbrella of sustainability, reports Jackie Linden....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union New Plans for European Organic Farming
EU - Maintaining consumer confidence, maintaining producer confidence and making it easier for farmers to switch to organics are the main objectives of a new EU Regulation on organic production and the labelling of organic products....
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Food Safety Board Urges Tighter Food Safety Standards
NETHERLANDS - A call has been sent out to the Dutch government to get binding agreements with the Dutch meat processing sector to improve food safety standards....
Friday, March 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Meeting Tackles International Turkey Issues
UK - The first day of the Turkey Science and Production Conference yesterday, 27 March, at Carden Park near Chester covered a range of topics focusing mainly on the health and welfare of turkeys, reports Jackie Linden....
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Ensuring Poultry Meat is Safe to Eat
GLOBAL - Changes are ahead for the inspection of poultry meat in the European Union and in the US so that the processes better meet the requirements of the 21st century, writes Jackie Linden. In China, there is growing support for an end to live poultry...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
Monday, March 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union How Will Changes in EU Meat Inspection Work?
ANALYSIS - Changes to the European poultry meat inspection system are expected to come into force later this year, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global World Water Day: Agriculture, Water Inextricably Interlinked
GLOBAL - This Saturday, 22 March, the world celebrates World Water Day. Water and agriculture are inextricably interlinked and interdependent. Agriculture is a major user of both ground and surface water for irrigation, accounting for about 70 per cent...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Feeding Goes Greener
GLOBAL - Several news items caught my eye this week that show significant steps in improving sustainability in the feed industry, writes Jackie Linden....
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Broiler Breeder Feed Changes Save Money in Wageningen Study
THE NETHERLANDS - A low-protein diet increases reproduction efficiency in modern broiler breeders, according to Rick van Emous of Wageningen UR Livestock Research....
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific Region
ASIA - A round-up of poultry news from Asia in the last week highlights some difficulties in the region as a result of disease and continuing high feed prices, writes Jackie Linden, but the news is not all bad. Chicken is now the most popular meat in...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Feed Prices Continue to Slide
UK - While compound feed prices are well below their peak of about one year ago, it is sobering to note that they are 87, 76 and 97 per cent higher, respectively, for cattle/calf, pigs and poultry rations than at the start of 2006, writes Jackie Linden....
Poultry Industry News from Global Empowering Women in Ag: FAO, UN Look at Gender Equality
GLOBAL – On the eve of International Women’s Day, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said reducing gender inequality is fundamental to eliminating hunger and developing more sustainable food systems. ...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Smoking/Animal Protein Link is 'Triumph of Media Spin', Says NHS
UK – The National Health Service (NHS) has described as ‘unsupported’ media claims that high protein diets are as bad for human health as smoking....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Feeding in the Global Spotlight
GLOBAL - This week, we focus on feed issues affecting the global poultry industry, writes Jackie Linden. Starting with a new report about feed changes that can increase the sustainability of poultry production, we touch on the prospect of a good cereal...
 
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