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Asian countries continue to battle avian flu in poultry

Africa, Middle East also face new cases of avian influenza
While Taiwan’s poultry sector continues its long running battle against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), new outbreaks have been reported in Cambodia, Ghana, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. From China comes news of the first human case in the world involving an H7N4 influenza virus of avian origin.
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German meat output in decline

Broiler meat output increases while all other meats see drop in output
Total meat production from commercial slaughterhouses in Germany in 2017 was two percent or 167,000 metric tons (mt) below the previous year’s level at 8.11 million metric tons (mmt).
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2 Sisters set to refocus its UK poultry operations

UK company seeks to expand workforce at 5 plants while it considers closing 3
The largest poultry meat company in the United Kingdom (U.K.), 2 Sisters Food Group is planning to create new jobs at five of its poultry sites, and to close production at three other locations.
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