Consider Pastures embraces regenerative farming practices

Consider Pastures has embraced regenerative farming practices, is now available for conscious consumers prioritising products that are both good for the land and good for animals. Consider Pastures breaks from the factory farming model and produces its pasture-raised eggs on small family farms, guided by the tenet...Read more

Centre approves Rs10,900 Cr for creation of global food manufacturing champions

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Central Sector Scheme - ‘Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)’ to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India's natural resource endowment and support Indi...Read more

SAFM to participate in Consumer & Retail Technology Conference 2021

US based Sanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) , the third largest poultry producer recently announced that management will participate in the BofA Securities 2021 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference to be held March 9-10, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this forum will be held in a virtual format only. Th...Read more

Tyson Foods partners with Malayan Flour Mills Berhad to expand poultry business

Tyson Foods, Inc. and Malayan Flour Mills Berhad have recently announced a partnership in which Tyson Foods will invest in the Malaysia-based company’s vertically integrated poultry business, which will add more supply flexibility for both companies. The transaction is subject to approval by the shareholders...Read more

Kemin Industries launches KemTRACE Chromium-OR for livestock & poultry

 Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer, has recently launched KemTRACE® Chromium-OR – an organic-compliant chromium propionate feed ingredient for use in swine, cattle, broiler and horse diets. KemTRACE Chromium-OR is a highly bioavailable, organic-compliant source of chromium propiona...Read more

US FDA-CVM to consider usage of hemp in commercial animal feed

The Hemp Feed Coalition (HFC) has recently announced the first submission for hemp to become an approved animal feed ingredient has been put forward for consideration by the Association of American Feed Control Officials and the US Food and Drug Association- Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM). Once approved...Read more

Heifer International, Cargill to help Kenya build sustainable poultry market systems, fight malnutrition

Heifer International and Cargill in partnership with the National and County Governments have recently announced the expansion of Hatching Hope into Kenya. Hatching Hope Kenya will reach 10 million people in its first phase (2019-2022), through a combination of direct support to farmers and consumer-awar...Read more

FSSAI issues guidelines for consumption of poultry meat, eggs amid bird flu

In view of the Bird Flu Pandemic, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a guidance document on “Safe handling, processing and consumption of poultry meat and eggs during bird flu Pandemic” for creating awareness amongst Food Business Operators (FBOs) and consumers. The do...Read more

Centre issues POSP to Bird Flu epicenters in MP, Kerala & Maharashtra

As on January 24, 2021 outbreaks of Avian Influenza (Bird flu) have been confirmed in 9 States which includes Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab for poultry birds and in 12 States of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal...Read more

Hester’s revenues unaffected by current Avian Flu outbreak  

Ahmedabad based Hester Biosciences announced that Hester’s revenues have not got impacted in this current Bird Flu situation prevailing in India. The company continues to grow as per our forecasted growth plans. Hester Biosciences is one of India’s leading animal healthcare companies and are the second...Read more

Auburn University to study irrigation possibilities of poultry processing wastewater

As fresh water supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, US based Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops. "One proven source that can meet this demand is wastewa...Read more

Toll-free helpline for Maharashtra poultry farmers goes live 

Maharashtra Animal Husbandry Department has started a Toll-free Helpline Number for farmers to report any unusual mortality of birds. The state government has put requisite information on Avian Influenza in line with the revised Avian Influenza Action Plan 2021 for both, the departmental officials and the general ...Read more