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BRAZIL, São Paulo. The Brazilian poultry company BRF S.A. is the latest meat processor under scrutiny by the Brazilian government in its so-called “Operation Weak Flesh.”
400% jump in earnings
SOUTH AFRICA, Doringkloof, Centurion. The South African company sees a noteable jump in earnings as it shakes bird flu jitters.
Outbreak reported by Dutch authorities
FRANCE, Paris. The H5N6 virus was discovered at a poultry farm in Olderkerk, in Groningen province.
Record decline in meat consumption
SWEDEN, Jönköping. The country also reported a decline in meat imports.
USA, Salisbury, Maryland. Salisbury University honors Jim Perdue with its Perdue Leadership award.
Testing for safe meat
GERMANY, Cologne. Packing and food safety - modern packing methods and test methods are the guarantee for safe food
Joining forces to reduce antibiotics
BELGIUM, Brussels. The three Belgian quality assurance systems have established the non-profit organisation "AB Register vzw", which aims on the reduction of antibiotics.
Poultry from three countries banned
THE PHILIPPINES, Quezon City. The government has banned imports of poultry meat and poultry products from Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands and Russia.
Higher year-end sales and profit
USA, Greeley, Colo. Capital investments and growing demand result in fiscal success.
Poultry production up
TURKEY, Ankara. Turkey's poultry production and poultry meat and egg production in 2017 have clearly seen a rise compared to the previous year.
Belgium resumes exports the Phillippines
BELGIUM, Brussels. Domestic and wild birds from Belgium and their products are now allowed to enter the Southeast Asian country.
More outbreaks reported in Asia
FRANCE, Paris. Avian flu hits more poultry in Iraq and Iran and other Asian countries.
Significant decline in meat production
GERMANY, Damme. In 2017, meat production from German commercial slaughterhouses declined following a recent slight increase.
Strong close of a great year
ICELAND, Gardabaer. Q4 2017: Good execution led to higher volumes and EBIT
Brazil shows strength of its agribusiness
USA, Atlanta. Medium-sized Brazilian companies are taking advantage of the country's pavilion at this year’s International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta.
Hong Kong bans imports from Afghanistan
CHINA, Hong Kong. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department from Hong Kong has recently announced the ban on all imports of poultry meat and eggs from Afghanistan.
New blockchain project with European partners
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxmeer. The company has teamed up with some of Europe’s industry leaders to use blockchain to raise animal welfare standard.
Wales establishes prevention zone
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. The country implemented an avian influenza prevention zone across the country as a precautionary measure after two viruses killed wild birds in England.
New GM in Brazil
BRAZIL, Luziana, Goias. Carlos Antonio Costa was appointed as General Manager of Hubbard do Brazil.