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Poultry Around the World

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Can COVID-19 lessons be applied more broadly to food?

The difficulties and challenges brought under the spotlight by the novel coronavirus pandemic have, in reality, long existed.
World Food Safety seeks to help improve safety in the food chain, reduce illnesses and save lives. There are many lessons that can be learned from the current pandemic.
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What poultry producers are saying about the COVID-19 pandemic

Disruptions caused the novel coronavirus have hit broiler and egg produces in a variety of ways
A survey of broiler and egg producers to discover the impact of COVID-19 on their business reflects the disease’s progression around the globe. Learn what producers have to say about how the disease is directly affecting their businesses.
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How far will COVID-19 disrupt poultry, wider food supply?

Some producers cannot keep up with current demand, while others have seen sales evaporate but, longer-term, all food companies may have to face far more complex problems.
Food businesses have seen major disruptions due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, but greater problems could emerge without careful planning.
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How COVID-19 has hurt China’s poultry industry

While the rest of the world battens down, the least affected areas of China are now functioning more normally, but it will take time for the poultry industry to recover.

The novel coronavirus, while not infecting chickens, has significantly harmed China’s broiler and egg industries.


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Chicken rumors no help in COVID-19 control

Coronavirus posts on social media in India and Pakistan warning of the dangers of eating chicken are harming poultry producers and do nothing to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Rumors circulating in India, associating the novel coronavirus with poultry consumption, do nothing to stop the spread of the virus, and do more harm than good.
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