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03 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Get cracking for British Egg Week 2018
This year British Egg Week takes place between 8 and 14 October and British Lion eggs has created a toolkit to help retailers, wholesalers, food manufacturers and caterers make the most of the week...
29 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Lakes Free Range Egg Company receives Queen's award
UK - The Lakes Free Range Egg Company received their Queens Award for Sustainable Development from Cumbria’s Lord Lieutenant on Friday (24th August)...
23 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sue USDA over slaughterhouse records
USA - The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sued the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, 23 August 2018, for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for department records related to the treatment...
20 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from Germany German poultry association demands high prices for poultry meat
GERMANY - Earlier this month, ZDG Central Association of the German poultry industry demanded higher prices for poultry meat to compensate for increased feed costs. German poultry and egg producers say a price increase is not urgent, but it could be in...
16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New code for UK laying hens and pullets issued
Earlier this month the UK updated and issued a new welfare code for laying hens and pullets. The update is part of a programme of reforms designed to enhance the welfare of animals...
08 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK animal welfare enhanced by new code for laying hens and pullets
The welfare code for laying hens has today been updated as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
01 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Keeping an eye on poultry health: introducing the UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer
UK, 1 August 2018: Find out what the key priorities will be for Christine Middlemiss in her first year as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer...
31 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global New Government report confirms benefits of introducing eggs early in weaning
GLOBAL - A new report confirms that allergenic foods, including hen’s eggs, can be introduced to a child’s diet from around 6 months of age...
30 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Switzerland Is precision poultry production possible?
While detailed behaviour tracking in larger livestock has proved a valuable tool for improving efficiency, a poultry flock’s greater population and erratic habits have made chickens much harder to pin down. Until now. Meet the Swiss researchers whose...
28 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Research could lead to low cost infectious bronchitis vaccine production
UK - A research team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute has genetically modified an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine strain so that it can be grown in cell cultures in the lab rather than in hen eggs, which could make vaccine...
27 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cell-cultured protein: a letter to Trump from US meat and poultry groups
USA - In a letter addressed directly to President Trump, seven meat and poultry organisations petition him to level the playing field for animal-derived and lab-grown meats...
26 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
25 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease
Poultry keepers across the United Kingdom have been urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease following reported cases in flocks across Europe....
23 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Council issues warning on a no-deal Brexit
UK - As the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms, Britain’s poultry meat sector has warned of the devastating impact on the cost of food if the UK loses essential workers...
19 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Countries step up to tackle antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL - Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but serious gaps remain and require urgent action, according to a report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World...
12 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Defra: Review proposes radical changes to regulation of farming
A major simplification of the way we regulate farming has been proposed in an interim report published today by Dame Glenys Stacey, chair of the farm inspection and regulation review (FIRR)...
10 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ready Meals - ready in minutes, but not ready for the future
Despite the rapid growth of interest in plant-based eating, Eating Better found that meat still dominates the ready meal aisles but the provenance and quality of the meat is often unclear...
09 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from India Bureau story triggers historic decision to cut antibiotic use in Mumbai
The Bombay High Court in Mumbai has ordered veterinary drug stores across the state to stop selling antibiotics for use on livestock unless the farmer has a prescription, to prevent the growing problem of drug resistance. Madlen Davies, The Bureau of...
03 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby has warned...
02 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Novus Int. offers gut health solutions that impact performance
Gut health continues to be a hot topic in the global poultry industry. ...
29 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union Big brands lead Nestlé push for higher chicken welfare standards in Europe
EU - Nestlé will help improve the welfare of millions of chickens used for food in Europe through its leading food brands 'Herta', 'Buitoni', 'Wagner' and 'Maggi'...
28 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union Carbon dioxide shortages in the UK: What do we know so far?
As carbon dioxide shortages continue to affect the UK's meat industry, we've taken a look at what we know so far and how the poultry industry will respond over the coming weeks...
25 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insights: ADM sees change coming in animal nutrition
With the launch of Empirical NSP enzyme in poultry and across other species, ADM Animal Nutrition is expanding their portfolio into the enzyme feed ingredient market. ...
22 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Compassion’s Awards celebrate continual drive for global farm animal welfare
GLOBAL - The winds of change continue to blow across the world’s most influential food companies as more and more recognise the need to take farm animal welfare seriously...
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