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25 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU bans prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming
EU - 25 October 2018: The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming...
24 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit report shows bleak outcomes for animal health after leaving the EU
UK - The UK could lose access to vital EU alerts on animal and plant pest and disease threats after Brexit according to report published by Lords Committee...
22 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak on two farms in south of the country
BULGARIA (Reuters) - Bird flu has broken out on a duck farm and a poultry farm in southern Bulgaria, the country's food safety agency said on Thursday...
16 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Fair funding for farmers across the UK
UK - Independent panel will look at how funding supports the needs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...
10 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Leading food companies form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Companies join forces to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain...
05 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria Bird flu detected at poultry farm in southern Bulgaria
BULGARIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of bird flu virus on a farm in the southern district of Plovdiv, the national food safety agency said on Friday...
03 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Canada Egg Farmers of Canada concerned over USMCA
CANADA - Canadian egg farmers are concerned with the outcome of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which is now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)...
01 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New research highlights the daily pressures on UK farmers
Farmers are among the UK’s hardest workers – but long hours and a lack of holidays threaten to undermine the health and wellbeing of many working in the industry, an exclusive Farmers Weekly survey reveals...
28 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union Non-UK egg white recall leads to renewed calls for higher food safety standards
EU - British Lion eggs is renewing its calls for the EU to raise egg and egg processing safety standards across Europe following the Food Standards Agency recalling Dr Zak’s Barn farmed Liquid Egg White, which is produced in France but available across...
21 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Costco poultry complex could redefine farm-to-fork
USA - Food retailer's entry into poultry production signals future changes across the meat sector...
18 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Reducing ammonia emissions: UK governments introduces new funding programme
UK - The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership has launched a new £3 million programme to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture today (18 September, 2018)...
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and applications are in the works to help producers improve their efficiency, profitability and sustainability....
13 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from Canada Synthetic DNA treatment safeguards chicks: meet the expert behind the research
CANADA - Kalhari Bandara Goonewardene is a PhD candidate at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada completing her doctoral research at the Department of Veterinary Pathology under the supervision...
Poultry Industry News from United States Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence...
12 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Post-Brexit Agriculture Bill to promote environmental action
UK - Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and "take back control" for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules...
11 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States The future of cell-cultured poultry meat: USDA and FDA to hold joint meeting
USA - US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products...
06 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Could Brexit's effect on British poultry divide the rich and poor?
UK - A no deal Brexit risks creating a dangerous two tier food system that divides the rich and the poor, with the less well-off forced to accept lower standards, warns a major new report from a leading UK think-tank...
05 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union European Citizens Initiative: Commission registers 'End the Cage Age' initiative
EU - The College of Commissioners has today (5 September 2018) decided to register a European Citizens' Initiative entitled 'End the Cage Age'...
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 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...
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...
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