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Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to 17 Countries Worldwide

GLOBAL – Millions of eggs across Europe have been destroyed, in a food scare caused by a pesticide that was sprayed on chickens in The Netherlands to treat them for

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Cargill’s Q4 Results Show Company on Path Toward Higher Performance

US – Cargill has reported strong financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended 31 May 2017. In the second year of an ongoing transformation, Cargill raised earnings

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Poultry Prices to Soften by 20% in Six Weeks

INDIA – Poultry prices are likely to decline by 20 per cent over the next six weeks due to expectations of weak consumer demand during the ongoing festival season. Business

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Poultry Producers Cash in on Beef Slaughter Ban; Chicken Demand Rises

INDIA – India’s poultry producers are posting record profits as feed costs have dropped to a five-year low and on rising chicken demand after cattle slaughtering restrictions were enacted in

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Chicken Council Asks for Suspension of USDA Organic Rule

US – USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) delayed implementing the final rule for organic livestock and poultry welfare standards from 19 May to 14 November 2017, citing a federal freeze

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GE2017: What Next for British Poultry Meat?

UK – The fallout from the General Election has likely only just begun, with political jockeying steadily building to a frantic level. The headline issues of Brexit, health, education, and

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Shortage in Chicken Supply After Beef Ban

INDIA – Chicken prices have shot up in recent times and have been hovering above Rs 180/kg (retail rates) in big cities for close to a month now due to

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Temperature Pushes Up Prices of Eggs, Milk and Poultry

INDIA – In the last few days, Puneites have indeed been feeling the pinch of the soaring temperature, this time on their pockets. With the harsh summer set to take

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Rise in NZ Primary Exports Due to China Demand

NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand’s primary sector exports are forecast to rise 1.4 per cent over the year to the end of June, with China being the biggest market overall,

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The Chicken Study Reveals Key Hurdle for Campylobacter Vaccine Effort

UK – New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan. The findings