News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Gary Thornton

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POULTRY NUTRITION & HEALTH

Mycotoxin prevalence and counteracting strategies

High levels of deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisin (FUM) toxins in the 2014 corn crop call for a combination of feed detoxification strategies on the part of poultry producers, said experts in a WATT Global Media webinar.
 High levels of deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisin (FUM) toxins in the2014 corn crop call for a combination of feed detoxification strategies on thepart of poultry producers, said experts in a WATT Global Media webinar.   
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EDITOR'S COMMENT

No AGOA for South Africa if poultry ban continues?

Will South Africa continue to receive preferential trade benefits under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) even while the nation imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of U.S. chicken?
 Will South Africa continueto receive preferential trade benefits under the Africa Growth and OpportunityAct (AGOA) even while the nation imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of U.S.chicken?  
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CUSTOMER PROFILE/MARKETS

Buying chicken for Burger King: End-user perspective on protein costs

The CEO at the company in charge of buying meat and poultry proteins for Burger King North America outlined strategies at the Oilseed & Grains Trade Summit for dealing with rising costs.
CEO at the company in charge of buying meat and poultry proteinsfor Burger King North America outlined strategies for dealing with risingcosts.   
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INTERNATIONAL PROFILE: NUTRITION

Moy Park's poultry nutrition decision making

The "British-produced" label and sustainability are driving nutritional decision making at the Marfrig Global Foods subsidiary in Northern Ireland.
The "British-produced" labeland sustainability are driving nutritional decision making at poultry producerMoy Park in Northern Ireland.
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POULTRY HEALTH

Optimizing protection against chicken infectious anemia virus

Monitoring and vaccination programs offer protection in poultry flocks against the serious consequences of chicken infectious anemia virus (CIAV) infection
The consequences of chicken infectious anemia virus (CIAV) infection are serious but monitoring and vaccination programs offer protection in poultry flocks.
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OILSEED & GRAIN TRADE SUMMIT 2014

Who’s serious about global food security?

Can a stable and reliable international food trade system that is resistant to political manipulation be created? The keynote speaker at the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit said the future depends on it.
Can a stable, reliable international food tradesystem–resistant to political manipulation–be created? The Oilseed & GrainTrade Summit keynote said the future depends on it.
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