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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...
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...
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...
14 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom "Hens in trees": A visit with the Lakes Free Range Egg Company
We visited the impressive Lakes Free Range Egg Company this week - we were impressed by more than just the views...
13 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK processors call for imported egg testing as further fipronil issues surface on the continent
UK - Following last year’s fipronil scandal involving millions of eggs, many of which were processed, British Lion Egg Processors are disappointed that another major incident has been reported with eggs originating from the Netherlands...
07 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU budget: New Single Market programme to empower and protect Europeans
BRUSSELS, 7 June 2018 - For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new, dedicated €4 billion programme to empower and protect consumers and enable Europe's many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take full advantage...
01 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
29 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK food and farming sector unites to set Brexit objectives for government
UK - Leaders of over 100 organisations from across the nation's food supply chain have put their names to a manifesto setting out the key principles that can help ensure Brexit is a success for the supply of food in the UK...
22 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States FAI Farms extends higher welfare breed trial services to US producers and companies
New York, USA, 22 May, 2018 - The Food Animal Initiative (FAI Farms), the food sustainability research, data and consultancy business, is expanding its higher welfare breed trialling services to US producers and companies, in line with the RSPCA Broiler...
11 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland's poultry and eggs sector
A new report about modern slavery in the UK from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) finds potential victims in Northern Ireland are most often found working in the poultry and eggs sector...
10 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EFSA finds fipronil residues exceeding legal limits
EFSA has published its analysis of food data collected following the widespread detection of fipronil residues in eggs last summer...
04 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States A Bill of Rights for contract poultry farmers
SPRINGDALE, Arkansas, 3 May 2018 – Tyson Foods, Inc. is launching several new initiatives aimed at enhancing communications and transparency with the thousands of independent farmers who grow the company’s chickens ...
02 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global New issue of Poultry Digital magazine zeroes in on sustainability
The UN Sustainable Development Goals, IKEA's "Better Chicken" programme, sustainable hen housing and phytogenics feature in the MAy 2018 issue of Poultry Digital magazine...
25 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil BRF CEO resigns amidst EU ban on imports
BRAZIL - 25 April 2018 - Just days after an EU ban on imports of chicken meat from Brazil, the CEO of BRF, José Aurélio Drummond Jr, has resigned, said the company in a securities filing...
24 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development goes to The Lakes Free Range Egg Company
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise - one of the most prestigious business awards programmes in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category...
23 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Indonesia Asian food industry leaders put animal welfare on their agenda
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 23 April 2018 - Humane Society International (HSI) recently hosted Indonesia’s first corporate animal welfare roundtable, bringing together leading food service, restaurant and hospitality companies to discuss the global movement...
19 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
17 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
16 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States 206 million eggs recalled by Indiana farm
Rose Acre Farms in Indiana has recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup...
13 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global FAI Director, Paul Cook, joins McDonald’s new Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council
As part of their journey towards improved chicken sustainability, McDonald’s have appointed FAI Technical Director Paul Cook to a multi-stakeholder advisory council featuring key suppliers, genetics experts, leading welfare academics and researchers...
 
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