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Avian flu detected in poultry in three Asian states, South Africa

Iran, Iraq, and Taiwan have each reported one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in their respective poultry populations.
In the past week, the animal health agencies of two Western Asian states have officially registered new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in their respective poultry populations. 
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Tyson near legal settlement with contract growers

A group of poultry growers alleged top poultry companies conspired to drive down payment amounts to farmers
Tyson Foods has reportedly reached an agreement in principle that would resolve claims that the company participated in a conspiracy to drive down pay for contract poultry producers.
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First known human case of H10N3 influenza in China

Following a bout of illness and hospitalization, a human patient has tested positive for an H10N3 influenza virus of avian origin.
A Chinese man tested positive for an H10N3 influenza virus of avian origin, which is believed to be the first time this has occurred in a human.
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Vietnam records new wave of avian flu outbreaks in poultry

Vietnam’s veterinary authority has retrospectively registered 40 outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry flocks that occurred earlier this year. Elsewhere in Asia, only Taiwan has reported recent cases of the disease in poultry.

The latest official report from the animal health authority in Vietnam outlines a further 40 outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry.

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Plant-based meat alternatives taking root in China

China has a long history of meat alternatives, but now, as in other countries, demand is growing for those products that mimic meat.
For a new generation of Chinese consumers, meat no longer confers the status it once did. Meat substitutes, however, do resonate more closely with younger consumers’ aspirations.
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China lifts ban on shipments from 3 Brazil plants

Two JBS plants and one Aurora plant have been cleared to export products to China
Shipments to China from two JBS plants and one Aurora Alimentos plant in Brazil can resume after a ban on products from those plants was lifted. The ban was implemented in 2020 over COVID-19-related concerns.
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World Egg Day China: Full picture interpretation for ‘A Wonderful Egg’

Top poultry experts from governmental institutions, universities and leading enterprises of the industry analyzed the development opportunities and challenges of egg production industry of China under the current new situations and shared their business insights on how to produce and marketing ‘A Wonderful Egg,’ during the second day of the World Egg Day China event on October 10.
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