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Caretenoid antioxidants could help in reducing the use of antibiotics in livestock, this is according to Canadian company Avivagen.
Leonel Mejía has joined Cobb-Vantress to augment the company’s technical service team covering Mexico, Guatemala and Panama.
According to a study of over 100 billion animals, including nine billion broilers annually, genetically engineered (GE) crops were found to be safe to feed to livestock.
Nordic meat giant, HKScan Sweden AB, has signed a five-year framework agreement for ongoing cooperation with Coop Sverige AB who operates 700 retail stores in Sweden and has over 21% of the Swedish grocery retail sector.
A new award for the top Cobb flock in France has been presented to the Jadault family of Menomblet, Vendée, working with the Boyé hatchery.
In Marseille, France, the 57th assembly of AVEC, which represents the poultry meat industry in the EU, was held from October 2-5.
Layer breeder H&N International, a subsidiary of Lohmann Tierzucht, is launching a new brown bird to the UK market, intended to cater for producers looking to extend the laying life of their flocks.
Global poultry breeder, Aviagen, has appointed Dr Alejandro (Alex) Corzo as global head of nutrition services. In his new role, Corzo will manage Aviagen’s global team of eight nutritionists.
The ability of molecular assays to identify pathogenic strains of Salmonella, with an emphasis on S. Enteritidis, S. Typhimurium and S. Heidelberg, has been demonstrated in a project funded by the US Poultry and Egg Association, conducted at the USDA-ARS Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit.
The largest egg producer on the Eurasian continent has won access to export processed egg products to Europe for the first time.
Eggshell disinfection is an important unit operation in egg processing and improves safety of shell eggs to consumers.
The egg processing market is estimated to grow with the expansion of production facilities and building of subsidiaries to meet the increasing trend of consuming processed egg products, according to a recent report.
Colloidal properties, protein oxidation and electrophoresis patterns were used in a test at Jiangnan University, China to investigate the changes of egg white solution during Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) processing.
US fast food establishment, Taco Bell will introduce a new breakfast item based on eggs, according to USA Today.
Global veterinary health group, Ceva Santé Animale, has invested €18 million in renovating and extending its sterile products plant in Libourne, France. The new industrial facility was inaugurated on 3 October and will increase injectable drug production capacity.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is asking the US Department of Agriculture to declare four antibiotic-resistant strains of Salmonella found in poultry as adulterants under federal law.
With about 1,940 million potential consumers, the Colombian poultry and egg industry is targeting new markets in the United States, Mexico, Peru, China, Japan and Hong Kong.
European Commission proposals published last month, for updating regulations on farm antibiotic use ignore advice from the Lancet Infectious Diseases Commission to phase out routine preventative use, according to the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics.
Canadian sausage producer, Missing Link Extraordinary Sausage, is recalling frozen, raw, ground chicken products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.
An affiliate of US poultry processor, House of Raeford Farms has announced plans to construct a new $16 million chicken hatchery.