PoultrySmart factory developed in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Singapore. A poultry factory in Singapore, billed as the first smart and green site in the region, is being built with the help of a $40 mill. loan.
Pilgrim’s Pride – Tulip LtdClosure of acquisition announced
USA, Greeley, Colo. Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation announced the completion of the acquisition of Tulip Ltd from Danish Crown.
QualityBreeding efforts reduce boar taint
THE NETHERLANDS, Uden. Boar taint prevalence has been reduced from approximately 3% to 1% in the last five years.
Animal WelfareNew EU welfare resource
BELGIUM, Brussels. The European Commission will launch a reference centre for the welfare of farmed poultry in 2020.
Bird fluFrance detects virus on duck farm
FRANCE, Paris. France has detected a low-pathogenic H5 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the centre of the country, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said.
WalmartNew CEO named
USA, Bentonville, Ark. John Furner has been named president and CEO of Walmart US, effective 1. November.
Belgian Meat OfficeSend more messages
BELGIUM, Mechelen Round Table of the Belgian Meat Office Successes for the meat industry, including reduced use of antibiotics. Communication remains a challenge.
UpdateExports strong for pork – beef below last year
USA, Washington. US pork exports continued to post very strong results in August, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF.
AlternativesVegan cheesburgers from one source
SWITZERLAND, Vevey. Nestlé now offers all the main ingredients for a vegan cheeseburger in its own range.