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25 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Supermarkets called on to source more chicken from Scotland

In the wake of potential job cuts at 2 Sisters Food Group in Coupar Angus and potential reduction in shifts, NFU Scotland has written to the major ret...


22 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Cost of egg production higher than ever

Roger Gent, chairman of the British Free Range Egg Producers' Association, has said that supermarkets and packers should resist reducing egg prices fo...


19 November 2013 | Appointments,News,Poultry
MSD Animal Health appoints new poultry business manager

Rosie Booth has been promoted to UK Poultry Business Manager replacing Jonathan Perkins who is moving to take up a Global position within MSD based in...


18 November 2013 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets
Supermarket customers say that Tesco does not care about the food it sells

Two thirds of customers say they think Tesco does not care about the food it sells - an indication of how the horse meat scandal has damaged faith in ...


18 November 2013 | News,Poultry
UK free range egg production welfare standards amongst some of the best in the world

Despite the hype this week where comments from a conference about intensive farming were taken out of context, it is worth pointing out that UK free r...


12 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Survey gives insight into egg consumers buying habits

Remarkable statistics suggest that consumers may have been put off buying eggs because they could not find what they wanted in a shop. Nearly 60 pe...


6 November 2013 | News,Poultry
EU pressing for 'sensitive product status' for eggs in US transatlantic trade agreements

The European Commission is understood to be pressing for sensitive product status for eggs in any transatlantic trade agreement with the United States...


5 November 2013 | News,NFU,Poultry
Huge potential for poultry industry, NFU President says

The poultry industry has huge potential for the future with a number of exciting opportunities facing the sector, NFU President Peter Kendall said. ...


4 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Printing costs and equipment handed over to free range egg producers

Egg producers supplying Noble Foods will in future have to pick up the bill for on-farm egg stamping after the packer decided it would no longer pay p...


1 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Free range egg association takes the lead in fight against egg fraud

The British Free Range Egg Producers' Association (BFREPA) is on the verge of a deal with a testing company to uncover foreign eggs being sold as Brit...


1 November 2013 | News,Poultry,Renewables
Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza

Chickens could be the unexpected beneficiaries of the growing biofuels industry, feeding on proteins retrieved from the fermenters used to brew bioeth...


Phytase can add value to European poultry production

In a recent presentation made during this year’s Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine annual conference, which took place in Sudak, Ukraine, between 2...


27 October 2013 | News,Poultry
EU inspectors tell Argentina to improve egg export standards

European Union inspectors have told authorities in Argentina that standards must be improved if they want to continue exporting egg products to Europe...


21 October 2013 | News,Poultry
Artificial egg product replacement for eggs?

The man behind an artificial egg product launched recently in the United States wants to take hens out of food production. Josh Tetrick, described ...


14 October 2013 | News,Poultry
EU backs down on Perching row

The European Union seems to have backed down in a row with Westminster over free range perching regulations. Earlier this year the European Commiss...



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