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20 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil prosecutors execute search warrants in JBS parent bribery case
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazil's chief federal prosecutor said on Wednesday it had search warrants for eight people involved in the case of a former minister who is alleged to have received bribes from the parent company of meatpacker JBS SA...
Poultry Industry News from United States Wastewater treatment challenges in poultry and egg processing education programme offered at 2019 IPPE
USA - Water is an essential component of producing a safe and wholesome source of protein. While the poultry and the egg industries have a long history of efficiently treating the wastewater generated in poultry and egg processing plants, industry wastewater...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's ABPA submits proposal to raise chicken export prices to China
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian meat industry association ABPA on Wednesday formally submitted a proposal to raise prices for chicken exports to China, in a bid to lift anti-dumping deposits on the Brazilian product, an attorney representing the group said...
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria New outbreak of avian influenza reported in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - (Reuters) - Bulgaria's food safety agency reported an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus H5N8 on Wednesday on a backyard farm in northwestern Bulgaria...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil and China close to resolution on chicken trade
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian chicken exporters on Wednesday formalised a proposal to set minimum export prices for sales to China in a bid to lift anti-dumping deposits levied on the country's products, said an attorney representing the ABPA meat industry...
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Activists protest plans for North Waikato egg farm
NEW ZEALAND - A small but noisy group of protestors vented their anger on 18 December over a proposal to build an egg producing farm in North Waikato, reported local news provider Radio New Zealand...
19 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU farmers will be protected, says European Commission
EU, 19 December 2018 - The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached today a political agreement on a new set of rules that will ensure protection of 100 percent of EU farmers and of a very large majority of EU agri-food companies against...
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA updates National Poultry Improvement Plan, Program Standards
USA, 19 December 2018 - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) Program Standards to finalise provisions for compartmentalisation of primary breeding...
Poultry Industry News from France Merck to acquire privately held Antelliq Group
The move establishes Merck Animal Health as a leader in emerging digital tracking, traceability and monitoring technology ...
Poultry Industry News from Ukraine New trade agreement will bring Ukranian eggs and chicken to Singapore
UKRAINE, 19 December 2018 - The Singapore Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) informed the State Procurement Civic Service of the completion of the process of considering the Ukrainian application for export of poultry and meat products, table eggs and...
Poultry Industry News from United States Groups issue framework for antibiotic stewardship in food animal production
USA, 19 December 2018 - Leading stakeholder organisations define and outline core components of stewardship to protect public health...
18 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA confirms virulent Newcastle disease in a commercial chicken flock in California
USA, 18 December 2018 - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a commercial chicken flock in Riverside County, California...
Poultry Industry News from Cuba Cuba blames Trump for egg shortages
CUBA, 18 December 2018 - President Miguel Díaz-Canel, issued remarks Sunday blaming “the impact of the embargo, which has strengthened under the Trump administration,” for nationwide shortages of bread, eggs, and other basic goods as Cubans prepare...
Poultry Industry News from United States Disease scare in Wicomico County leads to culling 40,000 chickens
USA, 18 December 2018 - After an inconclusive test for avian influenza, a commercial chicken farm in Wicomico County, Maryland depopulated 40,000 birds...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Boehringer Ingelheim vaccinates over 100 billion birds with VAXXITEK® HVT + IBD since 2006
VAXXITEK® HVT + IBD provides a life-long immunity against Infectious bursal disease and Marek's disease. It is the first vector vaccine to have been launched on the avian market. VAXXITEK® HVT + IBD is registered in more than 75 countries. ...
17 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA responds to Stacey review on farm inspections and animal welfare
UK, 17 December 2018 - A more flexible and incentives-led approach to farming regulation has been recommended as part of a wide-ranging review into the sector published Thursday 13 December...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazilian poultry could be headed for China if tariffs on US soy are removed
BRAZIL, 17 December 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil is prepared in the event China removes tariffs on US soy, which had driven down prices for the oilseed in Chicago and driven up the premiums over US prices paid for Brazilian beans, outgoing Agriculture Minister...
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian poultry farms charged with animal abuse after investigation
CANADA, 17 December 2018 - On November 14, 2018, as result of an investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), 38 charges under the Health of Animals Regulations were laid against Elite Farm Services, Dwayne Paul Dueck, Chilliwack, British...
15 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion eggs to make a big splash with Tom Daley in 2019
UK, 15 December 2018 - British Lion eggs is diving into a partnership with double World Champion and social media megastar Tom Daley as part of a £1 million+ marketing campaign for 2019 to drive the continued growth of egg sales and increase awareness...
14 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chickens to be marker of Anthropocene period
UK, 14 December 2018 - Modern meat chickens are a defining feature of the Anthropocene according to new research by Dr Carys Bennett and colleagues from the University of Leicester in conjunction with Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham...
Poultry Industry News from United States Researchers to disclose novel in ovo application of BioTyton, White Dog Labs’ new probiotics product
USA, 14 December 2018 - North Carolina State University (NCSU) researchers Dr Shaymaa Abousaad, Dr Ramon Malheiros, and Dr Peter Ferket, along with White Dog Labs’ personnel Shawn Jones and Bryan Tracy, will be presenting at the International Poultry...
Poultry Industry News from Global China, EU solve poultry tariff disputes under WTO framework
CHINA, 14 December 2018 - China commended the dispute settlement mechanism of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for its important role in safeguarding the rights and interests of WTO members and maintaining international trade order, a spokesperson with...
Poultry Industry News from Sweden How does organic chicken impact climate change?
SWEDEN, 14 December 2018 - Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, according to recent study...
13 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU citizens want more transparent food safety studies
EU, 13 December 2018 - The EU is making it easier for citizens to have access to scientific studies underpinning decisions in the field of food safety on issues such as pesticides...
Poultry Industry News from India Kerala poultry business expects revival after Christmas
INDIA, 13 December 2018 - Christmas, not Easter, will be the resurrection season for the USD$550 million chicken business in Kerala...
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