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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening, Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner for agriculture Phil Hogan....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end of the financial year....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union New EU Laws on Veterinary Medicines Planned
EU - New proposals have been put forward that will make veterinary medicines more available in the EU to treat and prevent diseases in animals....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Food Firms Take Action on Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - No longer are the ethical aspects of food production receiving just a small mention hidden at the end of a company's sustainability report....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland on Sunday evening saying, “There is a debate going on as part of this great national discussion about Scotland’s place...
Poultry Industry News from Global Heinz Strengthens Animal Welfare Policies
GLOBAL - Global food processing giant, Heinz, has joined a growing line of major meat and food processors to strengthen their animal welfare practices for their supply chain....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Feed Prices on the Way Up Again?
UK - While compound feed prices are well below their peak in early to mid-2013, the latest averages are 86, 76, 101 and 93 per cent higher, respectively, for cattle/calf, pig, poultry and sheep rations than at the start of 2006....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Conference Examines Sustainability of the European Poultry Industry
UK – Well over one hundred delegates were present to celebrate the start of the 50th anniversary of the Poultry Science Symposium today, which is set to examine all aspects of the sustainability of the European poultry meat and egg industries. Jackie...
Poultry Industry News from Global What Are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more common than positive ones....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Unilever to End Culling of Day Old Chicks in Egg Supply Chain
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Unilever has joined the growing list of major companies to put forward proposals to improve animal welfare in the food supply chain....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Commission Outlines Aid for Sectors Affected by Russian Import Ban
EU - In order to help agriculture and fishing businesses affects by Russia's import ban, the European Commission (EC) is now monitoring carefully the market prices for affected products in each member state each week, writes Lucy Towers, 5m Editor....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Markets Demand Better Poultry Welfare
GLOBAL - Consumer pressure to improve animal welfare is maintaining a steady momentum, as indicated by the results of a new survey in the US, while the country's cage egg producers are fighting against the tide by publicly correcting untrue arguments...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Study Shows Benefits of Precision Feeding of Broiler Breeders
CANADA - A study is being conducted on Precision Broiler Breeder Feeding System in order to be able to get the bodyweight information needed from every individual bird. ...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Study Finds Link Across Europe to Salmonella Outbreak from Eggs
EU - Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Focus on the BRICS
GLOBAL - The BRIC countries - a group of markets that comprises Brazil, Russia, India and China - have figured highly in the news in the last week or so. Following its ban on food imports from some countries, Russia has been meeting with potential new...
Poultry Industry News from Global Economist: India is Shining Star in BRIC
ANALYSIS - India is now a bright spot in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, from the Farm Progress Show held near Boone, Iowa, USA....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Further Extension of Tender Offer for Hillshire Brands Shares
US - Tyson Foods has extended the offering period of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Hillshire Brands to allow more time for anti-trust examination of the deal....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China How Does the Industry Recover from China Meat Scandal?
CHINA - Following the withdrawal of meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. from global fast-food chains last month, Whole Hog Editor John Strak predicts how the scandal may affect the markets....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Research Reveals Hen Smothering Affects Half UK Commercial Flocks
UK - More than half of commercial chicken flocks in the UK are affected by smothering and it is an unpredictable and difficult issue for farm managers to address....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Concerns Mount over Russian Block on Imports
ANALYSIS - Concerns have been raised around the world to the Russian block on imports from the USA, Canada, EU, Australia and Norway with a bitter reaction from both governments and the farming communities....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Uganda Uganda's Poultry Industry: Sure Bet for the Future?
UGANDA - 'Unknown part' or sure bet? Uganda has a suitable climate and is poised on the brink of developing its poultry industry to the next level, according to industry analyst, Dr John Strak....
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