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In 1865, William Wallace Cargill became the owner of a single grain warehouse in Conover, Iowa, at the end of the McGregor Western Railroad. Today, the company he founded, now one of the largest privately-held enterprises in the world, begins its yearlong 150th anniversary celebration.
The upcoming IPPE show will host a variety of cooking demonstrations and a student culinary arts competition in the Cuttin’ Up & Cookin’. Chicken, turkey, pork, beef and egg products will be featured, to present some enjoyable chef interaction and entertainment.
The bacteria strain Bacillus subtilis can be used safety as a feed additive for layers. It also showed some evidence of a beneficial effect on egg production. This was concluded by the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP), part of the European food safety authority EFSA.
Outbreaks of avian influenza at several sites across Taiwan may cause a shortage of poultry products and price fluctuations in the market, experts fear.
The rise in prices for all types of meat production has meant that Ukrainian consumers are abandoning the purchasing of beef and pork and increasing the consumption of poultry, market participants have claimed.
The National Chicken Council (NCC) and the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) have made available an updated economic impact study that highlights the increased positive impact the chicken industry has on jobs, wages, and federal and state revenue in the United States.
Preliminary studies suggest no major genetic changes in the H5N1 avian influenza virus in Egypt that would help explain the country's busiest month ever for human cases, according to a report of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Germany still has no control over the outbreak of high pathogenic bird flu (H5N8) in the country. The virus was found last Thursday in a white stork in the zoo of Rostock. Now it is also spreading to other bird species in the zoo.
The Chinese government announced today that it will ban all imports of U.S. poultry and egg products because of recent detections in the U.S. of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in backyard poultry and wild birds in the Pacific Northwest.
The Mexican government and the Mexican poultry industry are developing strategies to fight avian influenza. Mexico urges the United States and Canada to form a united front with them, in order to prevent outbreaks and massive damage to the industry.
Spent hen values in the UK have taken a hit as a result of the continuing fallout from the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza last November.
Egg production in Kazakhstan will increase by 12.5% year-on-year to 3.6 billion units in 2015, while poultry production will jump by 30.8% year-on-year to 180,500 thousand tonnes, says the forecast of the Poultry Farmers Union of Kazakhstan (PFUK).
Cobb Germany is to extend its vehicle fleet for day-old chick transport to fulfil an increased demand for Cobb parent stock in 21 countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Their choice was led by previous favourable experiences with previous truck supplier, Veit Electronics.
Researchers from the US and Germany have discovered a new type of antibiotic. It is the first time in approximately 30 years, that a new antibiotic has been found.
Russia is expected to begin accepting delivery of poultry from Iran, as well as significantly expand imports of fruits and vegetables from that country, trade representative Andrew Lugansky the head of the Economic and Commercial Office of the Russian Embassy in Iran has said.
On Jan. 2, the Joint Poultry Industry Human Resources Council filed comments opposing the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) proposal to require federal contractors to submit yet another regulatory report, the so called annual “Equal Pay Report.”
Global broiler breeding company, Cobb-Vantress, has updated the distributor page on its website so users can navigate from a comprehensive world map and locate Cobb fully owned facilities, producers, and distributors.
LDC, the largest poultry company in France with Loué and Le Gaulois as its main brands, is still experiencing difficult market conditions.
An international research team has shown how changes in one of the older strains of avian influenza helped create the novel H7N9 strain that has killed more than 100 people in China since 2013.
Hybrid Turkeys recently partnered with the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland for a nutrition trial using decreased calcium levels in turkey diets.