Poultry

LOOK: Abra issues order banning poultry products from Pampanga

ABRA - The province of Abra closes its doors for poultry products coming from Pampanga after an outbreak of bird flu was reported in the …

Philippines

Poultry suppliers quash claim of added water

Andrew Simpson asked the Commerce Commission to investigate chicken suppliers after his Countdown-bought chicken leaked water.<p>The poultry industry is …

Chicken Recipes

That Chicken From Whole Foods Isn’t So Special Anymore

Whole Foods Market Inc. doesn’t just sell chickens. It sells shoppers on the idea of chickens raised and treated better than prevailing standards: no …

Agriculture

Southern Cross seeks $50m for poultry farms

A new agricultural fund is looking to raise about $50 million in equity for the purchase of nine poultry farms in Queensland and South Australia …

South Australia

Tainted egg scandal: Dutch authorities arrest two men in investigation into use of pesticide in poultry farms

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Tainted egg scandal: Dutch authorities arrest two men in investigation into use of pesticide in poultry farms.<p>Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Ex poultry plant manager stole $1.9M

The Crown is seeking a four-year jail term for a former manager of a Coquitlam poultry company who stole $1.9 million from his bosses.<p>In sentencing …

What I've Done

BREAKING: Poultry barn destroyed in blaze

A raging blaze destroyed a large poultry barn in a manner of minutes late Tuesday afternoon near Woodstock.<p>The Debec Fire Department responded to the …

Chlorine-washed chicken Q&A: food safety expert explains why US poultry is banned in the EU

<b>Why are people talking about chickens that have been washed with chlorine?</b><p>With Brexit on the horizon, the UK is now looking for ways to open up trade …

Agriculture

Protect Canada's Poultry and Dairy Sectors during NAFTA renegotiation.

More than 345,000 jobs are involved in the production and processing of eggs, chicken, turkey, and dairy products. Act now to protect these workers …

Canadian News

Namibia eases restrictions on poultry imports

Namibia has slightly eased its ban on poultry imports from South Africa, despite an outbreak of avian flu there. The amendment is a result of severe …

World News

Indian chicken farms found to breed drug-resistant superbugs

India’s rapidly expanding poultry industry has become a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs that pose one of humanity’s most serious …

Agriculture

CDC warns about Salmonella outbreak linked to poultry

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people about an outbreak of Salmonella illnesses linked to live poultry, an issue that's …

Public Health

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe and Namibia ban SA poultry imports

Namibia and Zimbabwe have banned poultry imports from South Africa after an outbreak of bird flu.

News (South Africa)

Fin24.com | Poultry sector still bleeding jobs

The country’s poultry sector is still gradually shedding jobs despite the setting up of a task team to try and halt the crisis in the sector, SA …

Business (South Africa)

Use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock to be reduced

Irregularities in the use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock in China will be strictly monitored to reduce drug resistance, according to a …

Agriculture

India’s poultry producers cash in on feed cost slump, beef slaughter curbs

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 …

India

India's poultry producers cash in on feed cost slump, beef slaughter curbs

MUMBAI (Reuters) - 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 the majority Hindu country.<p>Poultry company profits should continue to rise as raw material costs …

India

China to vaccinate poultry against H7N9 bird flu next month

BEIJING: China has decided to vaccinate poultry from next month against the H7N9 bird flu virus, after it claimed hundreds of lives last winter and …

Public Health

India's Poultry Producers Cash In On Feed Cost Slump, Beef Slaughter Curbs

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 …

India

Ghana is safe and stable, but its young people are still risking their lives to cross to Europe

Kwesi Sampson made his first illegal trek across the Sahara desert nearly a decade ago in hopes of reaching Europe. He didn’t make it.<p>Sampson worked construction jobs for three years in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earning more money in one month than what he says he could make in two years back in …

Africa

PSA: Stop Snuggling with Your Chickens

Chicken cuddlers, be warned: The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is advising you (once again) to avoid spending too much time …

Public Health

One Antibiotic-Free Burger, Please

The report put together consumers’ thoughts about #antibioticsinmeat and provided detailed information about whether or not big supermarkets sell …

Agriculture

A story on pet poultry with paltry context

The June 6 Politics & the Nation article “Don’t hug the chickens: CDC blames salmonella outbreaks on pet poultry” did not contextualize the statistics provided and gave a misleading portrait of raising backyard chickens as a dangerous practice.<p>The eight salmonella outbreaks and 370 people becoming …

Opinion

Chicken snuggling: A dangerous trend that must end

America has a chicken snuggling problem.<p>That's right, snuggling. Not smuggling. Chicken smuggling is an entirely different — albeit equally despicable — problem that I'll address in a future column.<p>The pressing poultry issue for today is that too many Americans are pressing poultry to their faces, …

Public Health

New Poultry Plant Brings Jobs To Blighted Baltimore Community

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ)–</b> A growing business is bringing new job opportunities to West Baltimore.Holly Poultry officially opened its doors Wednesday to the …

Backyard chickens blamed for salmonella outbreaks. Do not snuggle with them, CDC says.

America’s love affair with backyard chickens is a tad too intimate, and it’s making some of us sick.Just this year, the Centers for Disease Control …

Public Health

CDC Warns Don’t ‘Snuggle’ Poultry Unless You Want Salmonella

Well, here go your evening plans: The CDC says you must quit snuggling your chickens and ducks and winged whatnots because the country’s in the …

Salmonella

Salmonella outbreaks tied to backyard chickens reported in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Is investigating outbreaks of Salmonella in 47 states, including Ohio, connected to …

Public Health

Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks, 2017 | Gastrointestinal (Enteric) Diseases from Animals | Zoonotic | NCEZID

Advice to Backyard Flock Owners<p><b>Follow these steps for protecting yourself and others while enjoying your backyard flock:</b><p>Always wash your hands …

Raising Backyard Chickens For Fun And (Potential) Profit

Curious backyard chicken<p>In Berkeley, California, where I live, backyard chickens are increasingly popular. In fact, you occasionally see one (hopefully not ours) strolling down the sidewalk. But too many families bring home their new chickens in high spirits only to be crushed several months later …

Farming