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FSA Investigates Two More 2SFG Chicken Factories

UK – Two further 2 Sisters poultry plants are being probed by the Food Standards Agency after an undercover investigation by ITV News and the Guardian. 2 Sisters is the

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IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports

EU – IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the “Weak Flesh” meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian

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Report Highlights State, Local Initiatives to Reduce Antibiotics in Agriculture

US – The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) has released a new report examining the ways that consumer and public health advocates are working to reduce the amount of antibiotics

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Poultry veterinarians facing new challenges with NAE trend, food safety guidelines

The “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) production movement has helped to reduce antibiotic use in poultry. Even so, veterinarians need to make sure the pendulum doesn’t swing so far they have

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US POULTRY Foundation Approves $125,000 in New Avian Influenza Research

US – The USPOULTRY Foundation has approved $125,000 in additional emergency funding to support avian influenza research and communication. The research is a follow-up study on a previously funded project

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2 Sisters Temporarily Suspends Operations Post Guardian/ITV Investigation

UK – Last week, the Guardian and ITV revealed that its reporters worked undercover at one of the UK’s major supermarket supplier of poultry products and reported serious food safety

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Cargill, Faccenda Foods to Combine Fresh Chicken, Turkey & Duck Activities

UK – Cargill and Faccenda Foods on Monday (25 September) agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. The

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Tyson to Expand Tennessee Poultry Operation; More Jobs to be Created

US – Tyson Foods will invest $84 million as part of its commitment to the continued success of its Union City, Tennessee poultry plant, company officials said Wednesday. More than

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2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open

US – Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open. IPPE has secured more than 1,140 exhibitors with more than

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CME: USDA Modestly Adjusts Corn, Soybean Harvest Forecasts

US – Despite much talk of deteriorating conditions and the potential for lower yields in several parts of the Corn Belt, USDA made some very modest adjustments to its corn