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New European poultry sustainability charter introduced

According to European poultry industry association, Avec, third country importers need to be held to the same sustainability standards as European producers

Avec has launched its Sustainability Charter, which outlines areas where the poultry industry can improve on its environmental sustainability like packaging, animal welfare and use of antibiotics. 


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Hungarian poultry become latest target for avian flu

Seven European countries have recorded new outbreaks of the disease in commercial poultry.

Continuing the continent’s worst season for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), seven European countries have recorded new outbreaks of the disease in commercial poultry. Among them is Hungary, where 17 new outbreaks have been confirmed.


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Will the UK egg market be investigated?

It has been a long year for U.K. egg producers with calls for support too often falling on deaf ears. Now their case may he heard.

The U.K. government is being called on to investigate how the market for eggs operates and offer support, as retailers finally up their help to a struggling industry.


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LDC Group of France sets out bold ambitions

In its latest half-year results, Europe’s largest poultry company reports double-digit increases in both turnover and net profit.

In its latest half-year results, Europe’s largest poultry company reports double-digit increases in both turnover and net profit. 


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Cranswick raises revenue despite business challenges

U.K. food group reports a double-digit increase in revenue for the first half of this fiscal year, while profitability was down only marginally.

Based in the United Kingdom (U.K.), food group Cranswick plc reported a double-digit increase in revenue for the first half of this fiscal year, while profitability was down only marginally.


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Avian flu outbreaks in Europe reach 2,000 this year

So far this year, the number of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza on European poultry farms confirmed with one agency has reached 2,000.

So far this year, the number of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on European poultry farms confirmed with one agency has reached 2,000. This total does not include the United Kingdom — experiencing by far its worst ever outbreak season — or non-commercial flocks.


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Positive atmosphere flourishes at EuroTier 2022

Weather conditions at this year’s EuroTier were far from hospitable, just the opposite to atmosphere in the show halls.

With a focus on sustainability and welfare, the center of attention at this year’s EuroTier was firmly inside the show halls and not with the protestors at the showground entrance.


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