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Four countries declare avian flu situation resolved

Germany, Israel, Italy, and Vietnam report end of outbreaks to OIE
Over the past week, only one country — Taiwan — has officially reported new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry. In Germany, Israel, Italy, and Vietnam, the disease situation is reported to be resolved.
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Cranswick’s diversification strategy pays off

Launch of new poultry plant, recent acquisitions in the pork and convenience sectors contribute factors in successful financial results
Based in the United Kingdom (U.K.), food group Cranswick plc reports double-digit increases in total revenue and profit in its latest annual results.
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Bulgaria, Taiwan report new cases of avian flu in poultry

Outbreak of one strain in Taiwan reported to be resolved, while another strain persists
After a short absence, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in commercial poultry flocks in Bulgaria and Taiwan. In Italy, two different viruses linked to the mild form of avian flu have been detected in recent months.
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Expansion in global poultry meat output slows

While poultry meat output is expected to expand in China, EU, Brazil and Mexico, FAO forecasts contraction in India, Thailand, Turkey and U.S.
Of all global meat sectors, only poultry production is forecast to grow during this year, according to the FAO. However, this growth is not expected to be achieved by all major producing countries.
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