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28 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Detected in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Taiwan reported more cases of fipronil-tainted eggs during the weekend....
Poultry Industry News from Canada High Incentive to Quickly, Successfully Conclude NAFTA
CANADA - The acting Executive Director of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance suggests there is a great deal of incentive to bring the renegotiation of NAFTA to a quick and successful conclusion, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Nationwide Tests Ordered as DDT Traces Found in Chickens
SOUTH KOREA - The government decided to test every chicken raised on an egg-producing farm nationwide to see if they are contaminated with the insecticide Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), after chickens from two farms in North Gyeongsang were found...
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Avian Influenza Detected on Cape Poultry Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in a commercial layer poultry farm....
Poultry Industry News from Viet Nam Hoa Phat Poultry Co Imports High Quality Chicken Breed
VIET NAM - Hoa Phat Poultry Company Limited has imported the first batch of Hyline Brown chicken breed, the world’s most balanced brown egg layer, from the UK-based Hy-Line International....
25 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson's Incubation Technology Centre Set to Begin Operations
US - Tyson Foods this week officially opened its Incubation Technology Center, located at the corner of East Huntsville Avenue and North Monitor Road in east Springdale....
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands MPs Slam Handling of Egg Crisis, Say Food Safety Body has Failed
NETHERLANDS - MPs have been highly critical of the way the Dutch food safety body NVWA has handled the growing contaminated egg scandal during a debate with ministers on Thursday afternoon....
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Turkish Eggs Safe from Fipronil, Ministry Analysis Finds
TURKEY - Following a crisis that began with the finding of the insecticide fipronil in eggs produced in some European countries, Turkey launched a probe into domestic eggs and none of the substance was found....
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit
US - Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), along with Field to Market, the Innovation Center for US Dairy, the National Pork Board, the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, is cosponsoring the upcoming 2017...
Poultry Industry News from United States Managing coccidiosis successfully in poultry raised without antibiotics
Producers raising flocks without antibiotics are finding new ways to manage gut health and coccidiosis with vaccination and anticoccidials, Greg Mathis, PhD, coccidiosis specialist, Southern Poultry Research, told Poultry Health Today....
Poultry Industry News from China China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut
CHINA - Chinese diners may have to wait until 2027 to enjoy nuggets free of a certain antibiotics at McDonald's as the country is not among the markets where the chemical will be banned before that....
24 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers from potential health hazards during the 12th Safe...
Poultry Industry News from Global Study Compares Cost of Meat in Over 50 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Online catering marketplace, Caterwings, have conducted a study regarding the global price of basic food items, as preliminary research ahead of their expansion into foreign markets. ...
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Nutriad sponsors broiler feed quality conferences in Asia
As the Asian market is preparing itself for increased regulation on the usage of antibiotics in animal feed, key decision makers of the poultry industry gathered at the Broiler Feed Conferences held in Bangkok (Augusts 16/17) and Jakarta August 21/22)....
Poultry Industry News from Italy Italian Police Seize over 90,000 Eggs Infected with Fipronil
ITALY - More than 90,000 eggs contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil were seized by police in Italy, DPA has reported....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
SOUTH KOREA - The government will conduct an investigation into chickens throughout the country after some chicken meat has been found to have more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, the agricultural ministry said Wednesday....
Poultry Industry News from Global McDonalds to Globally Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Chickens
GLOBAL - McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of superbugs....
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Kenya Lifts Poultry Ban for Three Large Ugandan Export Firms
KENYA - Three large Ugandan firms are set to make millions after they were exclusively allowed to bring poultry products into Kenya....
23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from China Cargill in Collaboration to Promote Scientific Use of Antibiotics in China’s Broiler Industry
CHINA - Cargill’s Animal Protein business is working closely with the China Institute of Veterinary Drugs Control (IVDC) and China Agriculture Press on a Veterinary Drugs Guide Book intended to reduce the use of antibiotics in China’s broiler industry....
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....
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Cobb champion award goes to Dutch family
The van den Hurk family in the Netherlands is celebrating after winning one of the latest Cobb Champion awards for outstanding broiler performance. The awards were introduced last year to recognise annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and...
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Chicken Meat with Anthelmintic Residue Found, Lawmaker Says
SOUTH KOREA - Some chicken meat has been found to carry more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, an opposition lawmaker said Tuesday, adding to escalating food safety concerns caused by a contaminated egg scandal....
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica CB Group to Export Chicken Waste to Pet Food Makers
JAMAICA - Dr Keith Amiel, head of corporate affairs at CB Group, says a rendering facility to be constructed at the company's new home base at Hill Run will produce chicken meal a product of chicken waste for export only....
Poultry Industry News from Philippines DA Allows Poultry Shipments Out of Luzon
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allowed the shipment of poultry and poultry products from Luzon to other parts of the country provided these are validated by quarantine officers and certified by accredited and inspected farms in the...
Poultry Industry News from Oman Oman Firm Appoints Engineering Consultant for Poultry Project
OMAN - A’Namaa Poultry Company has appointed local Omani firm Semac Consultants as the engineering consultant for its mega poultry project in Ibri, which is being set up with an investment of around RO100 million ($259.7 million), said a report....
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