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19 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom FSA Survey Reveals Reduction of Campylobacter in Retail Chickens
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) yesterday published the last set of results from its survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh UK-produced supermarket chickens....
13 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Inequalities of Hunger: Global Hunger Index Spotlights Uneven Progress in Reducing Hunger
GLOBAL - Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) underline how uneven this progress has been and how precarious it is to maintain....
11 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Govt Advice: British Lion Eggs Safe for Mums-to-be, Babies & the Elderly
UK - Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on....
09 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Free Range Producers will Rise to Challenge of Increased Production, Says BFREPA
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association says its members will innovate and invest to meet any rise in demand for their product....
06 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom FSA Investigates Two More 2SFG Chicken Factories
UK - Two further 2 Sisters poultry plants are being probed by the Food Standards Agency after an undercover investigation by ITV News and the Guardian....
05 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from European Union IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
27 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cargill, Faccenda Foods to Combine Fresh Chicken, Turkey & Duck Activities
UK - Cargill and Faccenda Foods on Monday (25 September) agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. ...
20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
18 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations
UK - The NFU, NPA and stakeholders across the industry(1) are urging the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry which are coming to an end on 31 December 2017....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insight: Addressing Pain Points of Industry Trends
ANALYSIS - Food safety, antibiotic-free and sustainable practices are just a few of the global trends that are currently shaping the industry, according to Ed Galo, managing director for Novus International in North America....
12 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Can Help Boost Chick Health
ANALYSIS - Once hatched, Mother Nature has supplied chicks with a two- to three-day yolk sac supply of hydration and nutrition while chicks learn what to eat and drink. ...
08 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States America’s Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the US broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), this week rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare...
01 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States NCC Urges EPA to Reduce Total Renewable Fuel Mandate in Final Rule
US - In comments submitted yesterday, the National Chicken Council (NCC) urged US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Secretary Scott Pruitt to use the agency’s statutory general waiver authority to further reduce the total renewable fuel volume for...
23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Excessive levels of pesticide fipronil have been found in eggs produced at three farms in Taiwan, the island's agricultural authority said on Tuesday....
15 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to 17 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Millions of eggs across Europe have been destroyed, in a food scare caused by a pesticide that was sprayed on chickens in The Netherlands to treat them for ticks, flies and lice, reports Chris McCullough....
11 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Egg Probe Widens to Chicken Meat Tests
NETHERLANDS - In a new twist in Europe's tainted egg scandal, Dutch authorities have announced that they had started testing chicken meat coming from affected poultry farms to determine whether it, too, was contaminated....
08 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
07 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States China, US Join Hands in Kansas-based Animal Vaccine Cluster
US - China's largest animal vaccine company is going to a part of the US where the industry action is....
03 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Millions May Face Protein Deficiency Due to Human-caused CO2 Emissions
GLOBAL - If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5 per cent of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other staple crops, according to new findings...
28 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Report Shows More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
20 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Study: Health Insurance Costs Threat to Farm Viability
US - According to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor that affects their ability to run a successful...
13 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Women Officially Leading the Way in Canadian Agriculture
CANADA - The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame represents the leading lights of the country’s farming industry. What’s so special about this year’s inductees? As Angela Lovell reports, it just so happens they’re all women......
11 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Report Sees Slower Growth in Demand Keeping World Food Prices Low
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel policies have a diminished impact on markets, according...
06 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Wheat, Meat Raise FAO Food Price Index in June
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices rose in June, led by wheat and meat prices....
04 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Brazil No Salmonella Found in Poultry Exports, Brazil Tells EU
BRAZIL - Brazil notified the European Union's (EU) Food Service Authority on Monday that it had found no traces of salmonella in exported poultry....
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