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India’s farmed chickens given some of the strongest antibiotics

A report by Madlen Davies and Rahul M for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals that chickens in India have been dosed with some of the strongest antibiotics in medicine.

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Maple Leaf Farms celebrates 60 years in the poultry business

LEESBURG, IN, 1 February 2018 – Maple Leaf Farms, a fourth generation family owned poultry company, is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018 with a year-long look back at its

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A game of chicken: how India’s poultry farms are spawning global superbugs

In a warehouse on a farm in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad, a clutch of chicks has just been delivered. Some 5,000 birds peck at one another as they loiter

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Canadian government outlines benefits of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

After signing the deal with eleven other countries, Canada releases statement on the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for agriculture and agri-food sectors in the midst of NAFTA renegotiations The

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Russian demand for meat on the rise

Demand for meat in Russia has increased due to the decline of pork and chicken prices Meat production in Russia continues to grow steadily and the large-scale farms and corporate

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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