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Latin America Poultry at a Glance

A blog providing analysis of the poultry and feed industries in Latin America.

Mexican president misunderstands modernity of foods

Without a modern livestock industry, we could not eat what we eat today, and urban and rural Mexico is no exception.
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, also known by his initials AMLO, gave his decalogue this past weekend to come out of the coronavirus crisis.
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Poultry processing plants under fire

Chicken and meat processing plants are being questioned again for COVID-19, driving the wedge of animal suffering, which has nothing to do with it.
It seems that there is always someone complicating matters. Now there are voices that want to describe meat processing plants or slaughterhouses as the pandemic epicenter.
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100 days of COVID-19 in the poultry industry (and in life)

Although at the beginning of the year we could not imagine how things would be in May, poultry production has more or less continued producing.
Indeed, China sneezed and spread pneumonia to the rest of the world, something that hardly resembles the Mexican saying that "when the United States sneezes, Mexico gets the flu."
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Eggs home-delivered: A new Brazilian frontier

Grupo Mantiqueira, the largest egg producing company in Brazil, presents a new way of selling eggs during the COVID-19 lockdown, and perhaps far beyond
People are still consuming poultry products, but eggs seem to have been all the rage in times of COVID-19.
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The magic of a can of tuna in times of health crisis

Why is canned tuna quickly disappearing from the supermarket shelves with the COVID-19 quarantine and not so many other proteins?
In recent days, the site reported on optimism in the canned tuna sector following the COVID-19 pandemic, as a 50% increase in demand was forecast.
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We are already used to coronaviruses in poultry

Despite the similarities in coronaviruses, poultry is not at risk of COVID-19 infection
This pandemic is the first time many people have heard of the coronavirus. However, "in animal health, the coronavirus family is an old acquaintance," said Drs. Ursula Höfle and Christian Gortázar from the University of Castilla- La Mancha, in Spain.
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Biosecurity: What a lesson we are learning from COVID-19!

Do new COVID-19 safety measures remind you of poultry production?
What does this whole COVID-19 issue of locking yourself up at home, of going out only for what it is essential, keeping distance, disinfecting, cleaning up, remind you of? I can only refer to the well-worn idea of biosecurity.
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