Kuwait officials determine that India is now free of H5N8 avian influenza
November 4, 2015
After reaching the conclusion that India is free of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza, government officials in Kuwait have lifted the country’s ban on Indian poultry, India’s Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) announced.
Allen Harim Foods has decided not to proceed with plans to build a poultry processing facility at a former Vlasic pickle plant in Millsboro, Delaware. The company will instead seek to lease the facility.
Pilgrim’s CEO Bill Lovette assured shareholders that the company is on high alert for the possible return of avian influenza in the United States and is prepared to deal with a new outbreak if it strikes in or near one of the company’s operations.
More efficient and environmentally friendly ways of feeding pigs, poultry and rabbits are the focus of a new European research project that will not only make livestock production more sustainable, but will help to reduce Europe’s import of feedstuffs.