Anglo-Dutch firm drops legal claim that rival’s use of ‘mayo’ amounted to false advertising as mayonnaise must contain egg
The continued impact of bird flu outbreaks and trade restrictions look set to dominate the poultry market next year, according to a new report by Rabobank.
Italy has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a turkey farm in the northeastern part of the country near Venice, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday.
Eleven member states signed letter opposing withdrawal of draft EU law on air quality and waste
ANALYSIS - A new nation by nation index of animal welfare practices has been launched by World Animal Protection to help countries benchmark their welfare systems and legislation and improve measure to protect animals and people.
They look like something from a futuristic science-fiction movie, but these state-of-the-art vessels are already at work in international trade routes delivering Australian livestock to the world.
Lebanon market opens for Australian live cattle, sheep and goat exports - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)19, December 2014
Another live export market is emerging for Australia's cattle, sheep and goat producers, after an animal health protocol was finalised with Lebanon.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has continued its spread, with Italy the latest country to have a case of the H5N8 strain in a flock of turkeys, and Germany reporting its second case.
PIG number 5422 saunters into the pen, circles its few square metres and mounts a plastic stand. The farmer cleans the animal’s underside, feels around and draws out what appears to be a thin pink tube around 30cm long. He begins to massage. Pigs elsewhere snort, grunt or squeal, but the alpha pig is unmoved. Soon he has filled a thermal cup with more than 60 billion sperm. Around 150 pigs will owe their short, brutish lives to this emission.
German authorities have ordered the cull of thousands of turkeys and chickens days before Christmas after a new outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm in Lower Saxony.