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Blog Profile / World Poultry

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Oxidised derivatives of beta-carotene show promise

Caretenoid antioxidants could help in reducing the use of antibiotics in livestock, this is according to Canadian company Avivagen.

Cobb: New appointment in Mexico and Central America

Leonel Mejía has joined Cobb-Vantress to augment the company’s technical service team covering Mexico, Guatemala and Panama.

Study: "No harm in feeding livestock GMO feed"

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.

HKScan and Coop Sverige sign five-year agreement

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.

New Cobb flock award presented in France

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.

AVEC focuses on competiveness under EU standards

In Marseille, France, the 57th assembly of AVEC, which represents the poultry meat industry in the EU, was held from October 2-5.

New layer breed to hit UK market

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.

Aviagen appoints global head of nutrition services

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.

Study identifies virulence factors for Salmonella

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.

Ukrainian processed eggs to enter the EU market

The largest egg producer on the Eurasian continent has won access to export processed egg products to Europe for the first time.

Alternative eggshell disinfection effective and acceptable

Eggshell disinfection is an important unit operation in egg processing and improves safety of shell eggs to consumers.

Report: Growth expected in egg processing industry

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.

Effects of PEF processing on egg white proteins

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.

Taco Bell boosts egg consumption with breakfast items

US fast food establishment, Taco Bell will introduce a new breakfast item based on eggs, according to USA Today.

Ceva Santé Animale completes HQ expansion

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.

US: Calls for Salmonella strains to be named adulterants

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.

Colombia looks to expand its poultry export market

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.

Alliance fights loophole in European antibiotic use

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 chicken sausages recalled in E. coli scare

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.

US: House of Raeford invests in new hatchery

An affiliate of US poultry processor, House of Raeford Farms has announced plans to construct a new $16 million chicken hatchery.

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