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News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Poultry Around the World

Mark Clements' view of the world poultry industry with a British twist.

Can poultry survive the rise of alternative proteins?

The sci-fi food of the future may not be so very far away. How can chicken and other meat producers thrive faced with this potentially efficient and nutritious alternative?
Lab grown meat and other alternatives present threats to chicken and other meat producers, but they may also offer opportunities.
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Why business cares about farm animal welfare

Good animal welfare practices can mitigate risk and offer competitive advantages but, looking further ahead, they may help to fend off competition from rival protein sources.
The latest edition of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare reveals concern for animal welfare spreading throughout the food industry, offering insight as to why interest continues to grow.
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IKEA chicken welfare move falls flat with CIWF

Swedish retailer’s decision to follow its own welfare path deemed retrograde
The flat pack furniture retailer's abandonment of its Good Chicken Award, despite Compassion in World Farming supplying ongoing instructions, has been described as extremely disappointing.
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Which will be 2018’s key food drivers?

Poultry and egg producers are already responding to a number of drivers forecast to influence the wider food industry next year, but what will be the other key trends?
20118's key food drivers will impact the chicken and egg sectors to varying degrees, as consumers exert more influence over what poultry companies bring to market.
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Will eggs be a new source of cancer drugs?

Scientists in Japan have genetically modified chickens to lay eggs containing drugs that have the potential to significantly reduce the cost of cancer treatments
Researchers in Japan have successfully modified chickens to produce eggs with consistent amounts of beta interferon protein.
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