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Brazilian poultry exports to Saudi Arabia resume

  • 30 Jan, 2019
  • Brazil

Saudi Arabian authorities have announced that 25 Brazilian poultry plants may once again resume exporting to the country. It followed the suspension of a BRF plant known as Lajeado, which had been exporting about 6,500t of chicken products every month, before exports were sharply restricted. The Brazilian government published the list of 25 meat processors with valid export permits. Meat trade association ABPA told Reuters that previously 30 plants had been exporting poultrymeat to the

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Consuming An Egg A Day Could Reduce Risk Of Heart Ailments: Study

  • 30 Jan, 2019
  • India

According to a recent study, published in the journal Heart, people who consumed egg daily had an 18 percent lower risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases. The study was conducted in China. In previous studies, patients were warned against eating too many eggs, as it was believed that the high amounts of cholesterol may turn out to be harmful to one's health. However, according to the co-author of the study, Canqing Yu, existing studies on the association between egg and cardiovascula

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Aussie Farms using terror and threat of violence: poultry farmer speaks out

  • 28 Jan, 2019
  • Australia

Poultry farmer Rob Peffer said there was no legitimate reason to publish the locations of farms. Photo: Taylor Jurd. A central west poultry farmer believes Aussie Farms is using ‘terror’ and ‘threat’ against farmers and says there is no legitimate reason to publish locations of farms. According to Aussie Farms, the interactive map launched this week, is “a comprehensive, interactive map of factory farms, slaughterhouses and other animal exploitat

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Global poultry research hub launched

  • 27 Jan, 2019
  • United Kingdom

A new global research hub that will drive improvements to poultry health has formally launched. The One Health Poultry Hub, which is funded by two British investment bodies will primarily focus on managing the risk of animal-to-human disease as demand for poultrymeat and eggs increases. Reducing the risk of food poisoning, avian influenza and the misuse of antibiotics will be among the principle threats that the new body will address. Poultry Hub Director Professor Fiona T

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Rabi acreage falls nearly 5% to 591.64 lakh hectares

  • 26 Jan, 2019
  • India

New Delhi: Sowing of rabi crops is progressing on a slow pace, with latest data from the agriculture ministry showing a near-5% drop in area under cultivation so far this season. Total area under rabi crops has dropped to 591.64 lakh hectares from 622.12 lakh hectares a year earlier, according to a ministry report. The deficit is mainly because of a 21% fall in rice acreage. “Area under rice cultivation this year is 18.06 lakh hectares as against last year&rsq

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Rs.2000 cr Indo-French ultra mega food park near Sriperumbdur

  • 26 Jan, 2019
  • India

CHENNAI: As part of its move to a major push to the food pro ..    Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/67680136.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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India’s ‘egg wars’ and our political priorities

  • 25 Jan, 2019
  • India

If Mr Upasane’s words sound like they are stigmatising the everyday egg, which many of us have for breakfast, it is meant to be so. Each society picks its battles. India chooses to be mired in battles over the egg. Astoundingly, in a country with one of the worst cases of child malnutrition, whether the government should provide free eggs, a cheap source of protein, to poor, malnourished children or not remains a politically prickly question. With the change of government in Chh

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China 2018 soybean imports from U.S. hit lowest since 2008

  • 25 Jan, 2019
  • China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s soybean imports from the United States plunged 99 percent in December to just 69,298 tons, customs data showed on Friday, taking its full-year 2018 imports to the lowest level since 2008 amid an ongoing trade war. It was the second month in a row when Chinese imports from the United States ground to a virtual halt amid the tit-for-tat dispute, although some buying has since resumed as talks between the world’s two largest economies continue. U.S.

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Nashik Municipal Corporation plans to issue licences for sale of meat ,fish and poultry

  • 25 Jan, 2019
  • India

NASHIK: The civic body has proposed to issue licences to sho ..    Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/67677812.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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State Veterinarian emphasizes poultry import requirements in light of virulent Newcastle disease case found in Utah

  • 25 Jan, 2019
  • United States

A case of virulent Newcastle disease in a small flock of backyard exhibition chickens located in Utah County, Utah was confirmed by the USDA on Friday, January 18. In response, Wyoming State Veterinarian, Dr. Jim Logan, is strongly reminding poultry owners, dealers, and exhibitors of the requirements to bring poultry and hatching eggs into the state. To come into Wyoming, all poultry and hatching eggs – including those coming in for exhibition – are required to have an Interstate

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