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Z Trim to Be Distributed to Meat and Poultry Industries by World Technology Ingredients

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZTMH), manufacturer of multifunctional fiber ingredients, and World Technology Ingredients (WTI), a specialty ingredients company to the meat and poultry industries, today announced that Z Trim ingred...

Salmonella Common In U.S. Poultry

2 outbreaks highlight the dangers of infection from live birds, report shows THURSDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- While peanut butter contaminated with salmonella has dominated the headlines recently, U.S. health officials cautioned Thursday that salmonella bacteria is also prevalent ...

Electrolyzed Water Gives Boost to Eliminating Food-Borne Bacteria Such as Salmonella, E. coli and Listeria Murray's Chicken to be First Poultry Processor to Utilize New Technology in its Food Sanitation Process

"Clean" Process Coincides with Murray's Chicken's Green and Sustainable Commitment as it partners with EAU Technologies for Empowered Water(TM) ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In keeping with their commitment to producing the healthiest, sustainable and most natural chicken possi...

Tasker Products Receives USDA Consent to Begin Immediate Commercialization of Tasker Clear Throughout Entire Poultry Processing Operations

Tasker's Clear product will be marketed from the Scalder to the Post-Chill Dip and Spray FAIR LAWN, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tasker Products Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: TKER), a distributor and marketer of proprietary technology effective in inhibiting...

Tasker Products Rolls Out Scalder Application at Two New Poultry Processors' Facilities

FAIR LAWN, N.J., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tasker Products Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: TKER), a distributor and marketer of proprietary technology effective in inhibiting pathogenic bacteria, today reported that it has installed its equipment to dispense its poultry processing applicati...

Veterinary researchers study poultry virus as human cancer treatment

Blacksburg, Va. -- Researchers on the Blacksburg and College Park, Md., campuses of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded a major new grant from the National Institutes of Health to support innovative work that seeks to develop a treatment for cancer from ...

Salty Chicken Doesn't Fly: New Survey Reveals Shoppers Feel Deceived By 'Natural' Labeling of Saltwater-Injected Poultry

Foster Farms maintains commitment to 100% Natural and launches new consumer awareness campaign exploring economic and health impact of 'plumped' chicken LIVINGSTON, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst an increasing national focus on sodium as a critical health issue, West Coast poultry prod...

Mushroom Extract Protects Poultry From Parasite Diseases

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist and her South Korean colleagues have found out that a wide use of mushroom extracts //will protect poultry against a major parasitic disease. The researchers, led by immunologist Hyun Lillehoj at the ARS (U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief sci...

Japan Stops Import of Poultry from S. Korea

An alleged bird-flu outbreak in South Korea has caused Japan to temporarily suspend the import of poultry. A Government spokesman //has confirmed that around 6000 chickens have died as a result of the outbreak. More details about the outbreak have been sought from South Korea. "As a precauti...

Bhutan Lifts Ban on Poultry from India

Bhutan has lifted an eight-month ban on the import of poultry, eggs and related products from India two months after New Delhi declared itself avian flu-free.// Bhutan had imposed an indefinite ban on the import of poultry and related products in February following the outbreak of the H5N1 vir...

USDA clear about India's stance on poultry imports

A USDA communiqué has indicated India's stance on Poultry imports, which is seeing an extension in the ban by a 6month period. Poultry products, live poultry and import// of pork will be prohibited, more so from the areas vulnerable to bird-flu outbreak. The prohibited products will include...

Complete Vaccination Of Poultry Flock Essential to Check The Spread Of Avian Flu

Scientists have explained that the risk of incomplete vaccination on the poultry flocks could be the probable spread of the deadly strains of avian flu.// Scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Warwick have found, in their research that there could be a risk of spreading of the deadl...

Avian flu-free Status to Boost India's Poultry Exports

India's poultry industry is eagerly waiting for the country to be declared avian flu free, possibly next week, to cash in on demand from overseas particularly the Middle// East. "We are looking to the opening up of the export market with the notification by the government that India is free o...

Chinese Poultry Smuggled into United States

Frozen Chinese poultry that was smuggled into the United States was found in a Detroit-area warehouse through a series of raids over the past month. Michigan health// officials have been trying to trace its source. According to official reports there is no sign that the frozen poultry, some e...

Britain Feels the Urgency to Vaccinate the Poultry against Bird Flu

About 10 million doses of bird flu vaccine were ordered on the advice of the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) to be given to all poultry in England.// The decision was taken after the organic free-range poultry producers requested the government. But the problem is that the vaccines could mask th...

Burma Restocks Poultry Farms Again

Burma's livestock officials have said that they planned to begin restocking poultry farms that had been struck by bird flu//. Livestock Breeding and Veterinary department in Burma have reported that farms affected by bird flu as also the subsequent culling program would be supplied stocks of b...

Bird flu Virus Among Poultry in Hungary Confirmed to be H5N1

The chief veterinarian has confirmed that the bird flu virus found in poultry in Hungary last week was the highly infectious H5N1 strain infectious to humans as well //. As chief veterinarian Miklos Suth said,‘This afternoon we received confirmation from the British laboratory that it was the...

Bird Flu Threat:Stringent Poultry Import Measures In Zanzibar

Authorities in Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island in Tanzania have multiplied their efforts to curb chicken import in a bid to control the outbreak //of bird flu on the island. Scores of chickens that were illegally brought into Zanzibar from mainland Tanzania, were destroyed last w...

Hungry for respite: Bird-flu virus ruffles poultry in Hungary

Budapest: A highly pathogenic H5 avian flu virus has caused disturbance among Hungary's health authorities, after they discovered its presence in poultry //. The farm ministry announced that it is still not sure if the strain belongs to the lethal H5N1. Following the detection of the virus in...

Japan Lifts Ban on Poultry from Philippines

Japan after a year lifts ban on poultry products from Philippines next month. The ban was mainly due to the fears of an outbreak of deadly bird flu// in the Southeast Asian country. But now the Japanese government has lifted the ban and said that the shipments of all poultry products would commence...

Ban On Philippine Poultry To Japan To Be Lifted Shortly

Philippine Agriculture Secretary Domingo Panganiban, announced that the 11 month old ban that was imposed on the poultry is to be lifted on the 7th of June by Japan//. Japanese Ambassador Ryuichiro Yamazaki has informed Panganiban that the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry have fo...

First Case Of H5N1 Bird Flu In Poultry In Denmark

According to reports reaching from Copenhagen, the Danish authorities on Thursday have reported the country's first case of H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry. // The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration have announced that the bird flu virus was detected in a private farm near the city of ...

Large scale culling of poultry effected at Cote d'Ivoire following bird flu outbreak.

Abidjan markets witnessed large scale slaughtering of chicken, after the confirmation of H5N1 bird –flu outbreak in the West African country of Cote d'Ivoire. // Ghana, its neighbour has also imposed a ban on the entry of poultry and poultry products from this part of West Africa. The infected...

Mammoth loss of Rs 12b to the poultry industry

Karachi: Bird Flu has taken a huge financial toll on the poultry sector, with losses estimated at nearly Rs 12.5 billion till date.// Wholesale and retail sale of chicken have drastically plummeted. Sindh and Punjab have incurred huge losses while the NWFP has recorded a loss of around Rs 60 m...

Russia Bans British Poultry Products

Russia has taken an early cue from several other nations in banning poultry products from Britain. The Times of London reported that Japan had previously banned poultry, eggs and even breeding birds from Britain. // While Hong Kong has banned exports from Norfolk, which is the epicentre of bird flu...

Slow Suffocation of Poultry Termed Inhumane

Animal welfare campaigners have termed the plans for slow suffocation of millions of poultry, in the event of a bird flu outbreak as inhumane//. According to Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter and Killing) regulations 1995 have been amended under emergency proc...

Japan Bans Import of Poultry from UK

Japan banned all imports of poultry from UK to prevent the spread of bird flu to domestic fowl. The Agriculture Ministry of Japan said in statement// as soon as the British ministry informed them of the latest outbreak of H7N3 strain of bird flu. This virus is less dangerous to humans than the ...

Myanmar To Lift Ban On Poultry As Bird Flu Under Control

The Livestock Department in Myanmar announced on Thursday that the bird flu is under control in Myanmar and that the ban on the sale and movement of poultry would be lifted// within days before the end of April. The department also said that the country would stay vigilant against new outbreak...

Ban On Transporting Poultry Lifted Off In Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh on Friday relaxed the ban that was imposed on transportation of poultry products, as no new cases of bird flu was reported, except in one district where poultry owners suffered heavy losses. // "The animal husbandry department commissioner has written to all district collectors a...

Orissa Confirms Bird’s Death In A Poultry Far

According to a media report over a thousand chickens have died in a poultry farm in Orissa, but the officials have denied it saying only five birds have died and the death also has nothing to do with the bird flu. // The birds have died in a poultry farm at Manari village in Mayurbhanj distr...

Strict Safety Measures On Import of Poultry From China

The Health, Welfare and Food Bureau of Hong Kong is working in coordination with Chinese mainland authorities to ensure maximum safety and quality of poultry imported by Hong Kong from China. // The number of registered poultry farms has been reduced from 300 to about 100 in China so that measures...

Green Light From EU To Poultry Farmers

Poultry farmers have been promised more aid from the European Union to support the slump in the market of poultry sales. // The European Commission has agreed to release more EU funds to help its member states support the market which had a slump of upto 70 percent in poultry meat and egg sal...

European Union: Poultry producers Need Aid to Survive Bird flu 'crisis'

Brussels: It is no exaggeration that bird flu has thrown Europe’s poultry industry into doldrums. An urgent call has been issued by European Union countries// for emergency aid to provide succor to the struggling poultry producers. The Union is also at its wits end trying ways to reassure fearful c...

Pakistan Enforces Strict Bird Flu Measures, Poultry Import Banned

Import of poultry products and live birds from Austria, Slovakia, Germany and Bosnia-Herzegovina has been banned by the Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce// following reports of bird flu infection in these areas. An amendment has been made in the Import Policy Order 2005 following issue of the notific...

Poultry Blues: Blow Hot, Blow Cold Time for Poultry Sector

A fresh case of bird flu in Maharashtra has ruffled up chicken feathers again. More like the lull before a storm, chicken prices which were stabilizing// , have again plummeted following incidents of bird-flu in Maharashtra during the last few days. There have been few takers for chicken af...

Massive Culling Of Poultry Forces Farm Owner To Commit Suicide

The bird flu scare and the resultant decrease in chicken and egg prices have forced a Kolkata based farm owner, Shaktinath Mondal, to commit suicide by consuming pesticide. // The huge debts is said to have been responsible for the owner’s death. The farmer, an owner of one of the biggest po...

Russia Initiates Mass Vaccination Of Poultry To Restrict Bird Flu

Mass vaccination of poultry has been initiated in Russia to contain the spread of the much dreaded bird flu virus. Provinces in Southern Russia, believed to face an increased risk of bird flu // have already been provided with millions of bird flu vaccine. The initial focus of the vaccination...

To safeguard poultry farmers a Rs. 35-crore fund set up.

As a good gesture and sound health info Kerala and Goa have lifted the ban on poultry and poultry products from Karnataka. This was revealed by Minister for Medical Education and Animal Husbandry V.S. Acharya in the// Legislative Council on Wednesday. He also added that this indicates that the situ...

Surat Lifts Ban On Poultry Sales

The civic body of Surat city in Gujarat Wednesday lifted its ban on sales of poultry products following culling operations to check the spread of bird flu in the region. According to officials, the ban was lifted from across// Surat district in south Gujarat, except the 10-km radius of Uchchhal ta...

Don’t forsake the chicken: Cooked poultry free from bird fl

There is heavy import restrictions due to the bird flu scare round the world. Some 20 countries have established import restrictions, including Japan and Hong Kong temporarily banning the imports of French poultry.// Due to this development World Health Organization publicly stated that cooke...
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