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Update: Formaldehyde denial vote set for next week

Since 2014, Salmonella cases in humans in the European Union have risen by 3%. In fact, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), one type – S. Enteritidis – was the cause of 1 in 6 foodborne disease outbreaks in 2016.

10th edition of Poultry World 2017 is now online

In the last issue of Poultry World for this year our editor delves into the finesses of sustainability. This edition contains several other in-depth articles devoted to poultry.

UK Modern Slavery Act prompts action from poultry companies

Evidence is growing that UK poultry companies are taking greater action to prevent forced labour following the adoption of the Modern Slavery Act.

EU salmonella spike caused by egg contamination

An increase in levels of salmonella contamination in eggs has been blamed for a rise in total cases of salmonellosis across the European Union after years of decline.

Turkey feeding time can boost growth rates

Egyptian research has found that feeding turkeys mainly or totally in the afternoon can be used as a good strategy for improving growth rate, feed utilisation, carcass and meat quality in birds reared in hot climates.

13 US states take legal action over California egg law

Legislation agreed in California 9 years ago, designed to promote bird welfare, is being challenged by 13 US states.

Tyson invests in plant-based burger

Plant based protein maker Beyond Meat has secured additional investment from the largest US poultry producer Tyson Foods, as it announces a tripling production capacity of its plant burger.

Getting water right on broiler farms

Getting water lines operating optimally is considered one of the best ways to boost performance. Here, we consider how to get the basics right.

A great, big Poultry World

I am now at the 12 month mark working with the global poultry industry. It has been an interesting 12 months and has expanded my view of the poultry industry beyond the United Kingdom. Here my impressions.

Potential shortage of poultry feed following German blaze

Supplies of poultry feed across northern Europe are being monitored closely following this autumn’s major fire at BASF’s core plant at Ludwigshafen in Germany.

Egg-cellent shell quality: Learn the basics

What does it mean to “support the good guys” in relation to eggshell quality? Dr Kayla Price, poultry technical manager for Alltech Canada, discussed how eggshell quality is directly impacted by gut health and balancing our good microbes and potentially bad bacteria.

"Antibiotics covered up a lot of issues"

With antibiotics usage being heavily debated these days, increasingly the notion grows that animal health and animal nutrition are actually 2 sides of the same coin. In that light it isn’t so strange that microbiologist Dr Al Thomas made it to a senior position within a feed additives company.

Shares of largest NZ poultry group dip as profits fall

Shares in New Zealand’s largest poultry producer, Tegel Group, have fallen after profits dropped due to lower exports to Australia, rising costs and an earthquake.

Impact of meatless meat insignificant in short-term

Demand for poultry is not expected to be significantly impacted by the rise in protein products derived from plant sources, insects and cultured meats, according to a new study.

Philippines: Largest poultry plant launched through JV

The largest processing poultry plant in the Philippines has been inaugurated thanks to a joint venture between Cargill and Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC).

IEC - global database of animal welfare legislation launched

The International Egg Commission (IEC) has launched a global database of animal welfare legislation.

Ikea withdraws commitment to Compassion in World Farming

Scandinavian-based business Ikea has withdrawn its commitment to Compassion in World Farming’s (CIWF) Good Chicken Award, which highlights companies that have adopted higher welfare poultry standards across the globe.

Layers in Siberia

Zarya poultry farm, near the Siberian city of Krasnojarsk is 100% Russian. That said, the hens and also the farm equipment stem from Western Europe. Poultry World took a look at the 1.1 million layers housed in non-forgiving Siberia...

A guide to giving hens the best start in life

Whether a pullet rearer or introducing young birds into lay, getting hens off to a good start is essential to a healthy, productive flock. Avivet’s William Garton offers some pointers.

Report criticises Brazilian poultry slavery practices

Thousands of people are victims of forced labour and inhumane work conditions in Brazil’s burgeoning poultry and meat sectors, with some having to work 20 hours a day.

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