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27 October 2014
Danish Crown to Test Antibiotic-free Pig Production
DENMARK - Five of Danish Crown's cooperative owners will begin trialling the production of slaughter pigs without antibiotics...
24 October 2014
New Survey of US Slaughter Plants
US - The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is to carry out a survey of the meat slaughter and processing industry...
22 October 2014
Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the...
20 October 2014
ADB, Japan Support South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock...
Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship...
14 October 2014
US Chicken Welfare Labelling Claim Settled
US - Settlement has been reached in a lawsuit concerning chicken labelling, says Perdue Farms....
13 October 2014
Symposium Focuses on Animal Welfare at Slaughter
CROATIA - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is holding its 'International Symposium 2015: Recent Advances II' on food...
09 October 2014
Launch of UK Animal and Plant Health Agency
UK - The new agency responsible for safeguarding animal and plant health, Animal and Plant Health Agency, has started work....
06 October 2014
European Poultry Producers Association Gathers in Marseille
FRANCE - 'Keeping the Poultry Business Profitable with European Standards' is the theme of the annual General Assembly of...
03 October 2014
European Livestock Sector Collaborates on Sustainable Development
DENMARK - Research in technology and biology are providing new development opportunities for European livestock farming,...
South African Retail Chain Commits to Sow Stall-free Supply Chain
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's second largest supermarket chain - Pick n Pay - is to source all of its pork from farmers,...
02 October 2014
GM Feed Safe for Livestock
GLOBAL – Genetically engineered crops are safe to feed to livestock, according to a research review assessing the performance...
01 October 2014
Responsible Use of Antibiotics Focus of Animal Health Week
CANADA - The role played by vets in keeping animals, and, in turn, humans, healthy through the appropriate use of antibiotics...
26 September 2014
CME: Impact of Disease on Pig Crop
US - On average, analysts expect the total inventory of hogs and pigs as of 1 September to be down 3.4 per cent compared...
25 September 2014
Butterball Expands Corporate Citizenship Program
US - A US Turkey processor has launched a citizenship programme which it says will improve operations across the board....
23 September 2014
Zagreb to Host 2015 Animal Welfare Conference
CROATIA - The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) is to hold its 2015 conference with the theme 'Animal Populations...
BPEX Pig Health Scheme to Stay until 2015
UK - The BPEX Pig Health Scheme (BPHS) will be operating in abattoirs until summer 2015. ...
22 September 2014
British Vets Prefer British Meat and Fish
UK - Vets across Britain really care about where their meat, fish, dairy products and eggs come from, with an overwhelmingly...
17 September 2014
Growing Concerns over Liver Fluke Impact
ANALYSIS - Changing climates and higher rainfall in the UK are seeing the spread of parasitic pest that are costing the beef,...
16 September 2014
Commission Reviews Control Measures against African Swine Fever
EU - The European Commission has updated its regionalised control measures to combat the spread of African swine fever (ASF)....
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