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23 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa South African Poultry Producers Allege US Meat Poses Health Risk
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association and Pork Producers Organisation are taking the South African Government to court due to concessions made for meat imported from the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Glenneis...
22 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday....
21 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
20 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from India Avian Influenza-Free India a Big Relief to its Poultry Producers
INDIA - India is free from avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu from September 5, 2016, the department of agriculture and animal husbandry has declared, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
19 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Sets Targets to Cut Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs, by working together with other countries to create a global strategy to tackle the problem and investing in research to find new antibiotic substances....
16 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Lawsuit Alleges Big Poultry Companies Destroyed Stock to Fix Prices
US – A new class-action lawsuit has alleged big poultry companies, including Tyson and Perdue Farms among others, were engaged in a scheme to fix prices by killing flocks and destroying eggs to limit production....
15 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Historic Chinese Poultry Supply Downturn to Strengthen World Markets
GLOBAL - The global poultry industry is on the road to recovery following recent supply reductions in the US and Brazil, expected lower feed prices and, most importantly, because of the historic market downturn in the Chinese poultry industry, according...
13 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Export Market Improvements to Boost Turkey's Poultry Industry Next Year
TURKEY - Turkish poultry production is expected to stagnate in 2016 because of export difficulties within the region and is expected to slightly increase in 2017, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
12 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom McDonald’s UK Poultry Welfare Research Sheds Light on Smothering
UK - McDonald’s UK has unveiled the results of the second phase of a project examining the impact and causes of smothering in free range laying hens....
08 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Standoff over American Poultry Imports to India Continues
INDIA - The impasse over imports of poultry from the United States to India continues despite expectations that trade talks between officials of both countries would end it, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
06 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil Broiler Production Forecast to Increase Despite High Feed Prices
BRAZIL - Brazil's broiler production is forecast to increase by 3 per cent in 2017, to 14 million metric tons, according to the latest forecast from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
05 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in UK Supermarket Chicken
UK – New research has found 24 per cent of supermarket chicken and pork samples test positive for a type of E. coli that is resistant to the ‘critically important’ modern cephalosporin antibiotics, a level four times higher than was found during...
01 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Russian Broiler Market Leaders Consolidate Position as Smaller Farms Close
RUSSIA - Russia's broiler meat production is expected to grow slightly in 2017, by 0.5 per cent to 3.77 million metric tonnes (MMT, ready-to-cook weight), according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service...
30 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Found in Alaskan Duck
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a wild mallard duck from a state wildlife refuge near Fairbanks, Alaska....
25 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global US Poultry Export Potential Driven by Avian Flu
ANALYSIS - The risk of high-path avian influenza (HPAI) is expected to have a major impact on US poultry exports in the next few years, according to a report from Rabobank. ...
24 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Zambian Supplies Firm as West Africa Suffers Bird Flu Woes
AFRICA - Despite problems with weather patterns, rising imports and disease outbreaks, prices and supplies of poultry products in leading Southern African markets continue to firm up, while chicken production in West Africa could be affected by shortages...
23 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australian Restaurant Chain Goes Cage-Free, Egg Industry 'Disappointed'
AUSTRALIA - Fast food outlet Hungry Jack’s announced yesterday that it will cease using eggs from caged hens in its products immediately....
22 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Rabobank: Poultry Leads US to Largest Increase in Meat Consumption Since '70s
ANALYSIS - The US had a momentous year for animal protein in 2015 with the largest increase in US meat consumption since the food scares of the 1970s, according to a new report from Rabobank. ...
19 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Charity Urges Food Service Chains to Join Cage-Free Trend
UK - Animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming (CiWF) has called on food service companies to follow the lead of major supermarkets and convert their egg supply chains to cage-free. ...
18 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods Fined Over Processing Plant Conditions after Amputation
US – An employee injury led federal workplace safety inspectors to discover the nation’s largest meat and poultry processor endangered workers....
17 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Scientists Use Nanotechnology for Egg Quality Improvements
BRAZIL - Brazilian researchers are looking at developing a new coating for eggs using nanotechnology, aiming to improve egg quality by preventing the need for cooling....
16 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada's Broiler Production to Expand as Demand Strengthens
CANADA - Broiler meat production is forecast to expand 2.5 per cent in 2017, as chicken continues to be competitive and an attractive substitute to red meat....
12 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global McDonald's Under Pressure Over Antibiotics Use
GLOBAL - Fast food company McDonald's has been targeted by an online campaign aiming to halt the 'excessive use' of antibiotics in its supply chain....
09 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from China China Struggles with Lower Broiler Breeding Stock after Flu Restrictions
CHINA - China is the second largest broiler meat consumer in the world, but production is forecast to drop by 5 per cent in calendar year 2016 due to China’s continued import restrictions on grandparent stock from major trading partners....
04 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Low Prices Stimulate Poultry Meat Import Demand as Trade Forecast to Rise
GLOBAL - Modest growth is foreseen for poultry meat production in 2016, with output forecast to rise by 1.1 per cent to 116.2 million tonnes, according to the latest Food Outlook report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations....
 
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