While declaring the successful resolution of a long-term battle to control the H5N1 variant of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), Vietnam has reported new outbreaks in poultry related to two other virus subtypes.
In Europe, recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) are confirmed at a Danish poultry farm, and in one backyard flock in each of France and Russia. Meanwhile, new cases in wild birds have been reported in Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the same Russian region. Several veterinary authorities have officially reported that earlier HPAI outbreak series are now closed.
Animal welfare and food safety continue to be key focus areas for Myronivsky Hlibroproduct (MHP). This is according to Dr. John Rich, who is executive chairman of the board of MHP in the firm’s recently published Sustainability Report 2020.
As the mid-point of 2021 is reached, the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in both European poultry and wild birds has declined markedly. Over the past week, only two of the continent’s nations registered new cases in poultry.
In 2006, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) not only severely impacted the Egyptian poultry sector, but it also caused human deaths. Fourteen years on, the disease has been brought under control using a coordinated approach by local and international agencies.
Following a series of bilateral talks, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has reached an agreement that will open access for its poultry meat on the Japanese market. The trade could commence as early as this month.
For a number of business reasons working in its favor, Finland-based meat company Atria Group has raised its guidance on Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for this year. The firm has recently announced it has started to include information on the climate impact on product labels in its home market.