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Study offers baseline to measure antimicrobial resistance

UK pig and poultry groups welcome new study
Offering greater clarity into the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria associated with meat from poultry and pigs, a new independent study has been welcomed by industry bodies in the United Kingdom as a clear baseline from which to identify future developments. Following a recent vote, other European Union states will be under pressure to carry out and publish similar studies.
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Taiwan reports new avian flu outbreaks in poultry

Cases of avian influenza also reported in wild birds in Europe
In the last two weeks, the only state to have reported new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in commercial poultry is Taiwan, but the virus has also been detected for the first time for several months in wild birds in western Europe.
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Scandi Standard takes control of Rokkedahl Foods

Acquisition of shares gives Scandi Standard access to a new processing plant designed for the processing of organic and free-range chickens
Nordic-based poultry firm, Scandi Standard AB, has agreed to subscribe for just over half of the shares of Rokkedahl Foods ApS of Denmark, which specializes in the production of organic and free-range chickens.
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Cherkizovo reports jump in profits

Russian company's revenue up for both second quarter and first half
Russian integrated meat company, Cherkizovo Group, has reported dramatic increases in profit for the second quarter and the first half of 2018 on the back of more than 5 percent higher revenues.
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Avian flu returns to Cambodia

More than 300 birds in backyard flock die after contracting H5N1 avian influenza
After a five-month absence, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the Cambodian poultry sector, and new outbreaks have been confirmed in Malaysia.
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