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Category Archives: Poultry

PM’s Speech Raises Fears for Farmers Post-Brexit

The 12-point clarification by prime minister Teresa May of the British stance in negotiating the UK’s role as the country leaves the EU has been met with a degree of … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

France Introduces Country of Origin Labelling For Meat and Dairy Products

France introduced mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in ready meal products, milk and dairy products on 1 January. The French agriculture ministry said that it is a … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Global Food Prices Continue to Rise

The price of food around the world appears to be on an upward spiral. According to the latest figures from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Antibiotic Overuse Attacked Despite Data Showing Decline in Sales

Sales of veterinary antibiotics for use in both farm animals and companion animals are falling across Europe. A report from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shows a fall in sales … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bridging Lack of Knowledge over Animal Welfare

Consumers today are more conscientious than ever over where their food comes from, how it was produced and how it was grown or raised. A poll by the American Humane Association … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Competition Commission Slams Pakistan Meat Sector

The Competition Commission of Pakistan has called for a public-private partnership to run the government slaughterhouses in a bid to increase efficiency and quality of the meat produced. The CCP … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Antibiotic-free – Marketing Tool or Health Measure?

The use of antibiotics, or the non-use, is starting to take centre stage in what appears to be a marketing battle in the US poultry industry. By the end of this year, … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment