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Germany, Hungary, Poland report avian flu in poultry

More low pathogenic avian influenza cases reported in turkeys in the United States
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in new regions of Germany and Hungary. The virus has also been detected on farms in Poland and South Africa, and the mild form of the disease has been confirmed on five more turkey farms in the U.S.
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Avian flu reported in Taiwanese, central European poultry

Five outbreaks reported in Taiwan during past week
While Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week, outbreaks of the disease have been reported in India, Ireland, and Poland. Two children have been confirmed with flu infections of avian origin.
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Three avian flu virus types in Taiwan's poultry

New outbreak also reported in Bulgaria
Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week. Local media and other sources are also reporting further cases in Poland and Vietnam. The disease situation in Hungary and Ukraine appears to have been resolved.
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Sudden spread of avian flu in Poland, Vietnam

Cases are also reported in India, Taiwan and Bulgaria
In Poland and Vietnam, the avian flu situation appears to have deteriorated sharply, as more outbreaks are confirmed in new areas of each country. There are also further cases in Bulgaria and Taiwan, and details have emerged about a recent outbreak in India.
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Cherkizovo reports more revenue for all business segments

Russian company recorded double-digit increases in revenue for its chicken and turkey businesses in 2019
Russia’s integrated meat company Cherkizovo Group has achieved double-digit increases in revenue for its chicken and turkey businesses, as well as smaller improvements for its pork and meat processing segments in its last financial year just ended.
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Avian flu breaks out in Bulgarian, Vietnamese poultry

New avian influenza cases have also been reported in the Czech Republic and Taiwan
Continuing the recent pattern of outbreaks, highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed for the first time in new areas of Bulgaria and Vietnam. Further cases have also been recorded in the Czech Republic and Taiwan.
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Plukon acquires Spanish poultry company VMR

Dutch company is expanding its geographic reach, and its product portfolio
Netherlands-based poultry meat company Plukon Food Group has acquired Grupo de Gestion Empresarial Avicola VMR of Spain. This acquisition follows shortly after Plukon’s latest partnership with a vegetable processing company in the Netherlands.
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More avian flu outbreaks in Asian, German poultry

China, Vietnam, Taiwan and Germany all have reported cases, while low pathogenic avian influenza is suspected in Scotland
Over the past week, highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in poultry in a second province of China, as well as in several regions of northern Vietnam, and in Taiwan. After an absence of more than three years, the virus has been detected in a German backyard poultry flock.
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