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Potential smuggling of poultry into Israel thwarted

Poultry meat in taxi at West Bank checkpoint is seized
Authorities at a West Bank checkpoint seized a small amount of poultry meat from a taxi cab, suspecting that the poultry meat inside the cab was being smuggled into Jerusalem.
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Almarai has strong quarter despite poultry segment woes

Saudi company’s poultry division suffers 9.4 percent drop in sales
In its third-quarter results, Almarai Company of Saudi Arabia reported its satisfaction at an overall increase in sales of 2.5 percent to SAR3.61 billion (US$960.7 million) and gross profit of SAR1,56 billion (US$414.29 million), an increase of 7.7 percent from the same period last year.
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Indian River introduced to Egyptian poultry market

The Poultry Grandparents becomes distributor of Indian River lines and introduces partnership at event and seminar held in Cairo
Tiba Poultry Grandparents (TPG), the newly appointed distributor of Indian River in Egypt, officially introduced the brand to the market by holding a seminar in recently in Cairo.
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Broiler study: Salmonella prevalent in Egyptian flocks

A study conducted to check the present status of Salmonella infection in Egypt found a prevalence of Salmonella species in broiler flocks
In poultry, an important source of protein throughout the world, Salmonellosis continues to cause economic losses, particularly in those parts of the world where poultry industries are continuing to intensify and where open-sided housing is common.
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Cherkizovo launches halal export brand of chicken

Halal product developed by Russian company will mainly be exported outside of the the Commonwealth of Independent States
Cherkizovo has launched a new halal export brand, Dajajti, after it received licenses to export poultry products to the Middle East.
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