22-May-2013 - The government of Uttar Pradesh state in India has introduced an ambitious scheme to incentivise the rearing of millions of broiler chickens.
22-Apr-2013 - The Indian government is to create a national Veterinary Emergency Response Unit, charged with protecting the country’s huge livestock population during natural disasters, such as floods, fires, droughts and earthquakes, a New Delhi conference has heard.
26-Mar-2013 - Hygiene, quality and food safety will drive the sale of processed meat and poultry in India, but significant investment is required before these standards are achieved, an international conference on ‘Technology in Indian Food Processing Industry’ was told in New Delhi on Friday, 22 March.
19-Mar-2013 - A steep rise and then, within a few years, an equally steep fall in the exports of goat meat from India has exposed failings within the country’s supply chain, say industry experts.
18-Mar-2013 - More than 80,000 chickens have been destroyed on a farm in the Netherlands following an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza virus.
11-Mar-2013 - Hindu groups in the UK have called for stricter rules to enforce the clarity of meat sources.
05-Mar-2013 - A fall in the price of corn and continuing high prices for red meat could boost the prospects of the global poultry sector in 2013, a new report from Rabobank has found.
04-Mar-2013 - Australian lamb has been granted quota-free access to India, Australian authorities have announced.
04-Mar-2013 - Hygiene at Delhi’s main abattoir in Ghazipur was severely criticised at the Meat and Poultry Summit, held by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) last week.
28-Feb-2013 - India’s domestic meat and poultry industry is struggling to break free from being a traditional backyard trade, even if its exporters are improving standards, a Meat and Poultry Summit organised by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in New Delhi has been told.
04-Feb-2013 - The leaders of India’s 160-million plus Muslim community, which dominates the country’s meat trade, is complaining of persistent harassment by Hindu "hardliners".
06-Nov-2012 - The European Commission has confirmed that key beef exporters Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay will be excluded from the European Union’s future GSP low import duty regime for emerging markets, as they are now too rich to benefit.
06-Nov-2012 - The Indian government agency charged with the development of the national poultry sector has been hit by an outbreak of bird flu on one of its turkey farms, the Office International des Épizooties (OIE), the world animal health organisation has said.
02-Nov-2012 - A significant increase in the amount of beef produced by Australia to supply the burgeoning Asian market is predicted in a new Australian Government White Paper.
24-Oct-2012 - The amount of money spent on milk, eggs and meat in India has doubled over five years with supply shortages driving up prices and general food inflation.
10-Oct-2012 - India will become the largest exporter of beef in the world in 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has concluded in its latest report Livestock and Poultry-World Market and Trade 2012.
05-Sep-2012 - Russia has imposed restrictions on meat imports from further international suppliers over claims that shipments broke food safety requirements.
09-Aug-2012 - The market for global feed additives is growing at an annual rate of 3.8% and is expected to reach US$17.5bn by 2018, according to a report released by Transparency Market Research.
13-Jul-2012 - Through mapping human-animal diseases (zoonoses), such as tuberculosis, a new study has revealed that just 13 zoonoses are responsible for 2.2m human deaths a year.
04-Jul-2012 - Russia and India were the most rapidly developing countries in terms of production of poultry meat in 2011, according to estimates from leading Russian analytical agency Agroru.
11-Jun-2012 - The global meat industry is being called upon to support and back a new initiative to end child starvation and hunger.
07-Jun-2012 - Indian poultry company Suguna Group has set up an Institute for Poultry Management, offering diploma and certificate courses. The Institute’s principal Dr F R Sheriff said: “We want to promote nutritional safety and (financial) security in India’s poultry sector by attracting educated youth in the field.”
28-May-2012 - The Indian poultry market is expected to grow at a rate of 8-10% per year as demand for processed chicken grows, according to the latest report from Rabobank.
15-May-2012 - The global poultry sector is expected to benefit from positive market conditions and strong prices in the second quarter of 2012, a Rabobank report has revealed.
24-Apr-2012 - Demand from Asia could boost the Canadian food industry after years of uncertainty, but officials must ensure the country is not left our of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreements because of protective measures, a report has said.
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