Weekly Overview: Another EU/US Trade War Looming? Bird Flu in India

ANALYSIS - The first signs are emerging of an impeding trade war between the EU and the US over the use of the growth promoter, ractopamine, which is used in turkeys and other livestock. With low stocks, a poor maize harvest this year look likely to lead to shortages until the next harvest. An outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu has hit a farm in southern India and a village poultry flock in Bhutan.
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