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Blaming meat consumption for the world's problems

In the middle of a battle over a new animal welfare law in Mexico, loud voices blame meat and poultry production for a wide range of problems.

In the middle of a battle over a new animal welfare law in Mexico, loud voices blame meat and poultry production for a wide range of problems.


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How Colombia became Newcastle disease free

The Colombian poultry industry is celebrating its Newcastle disease status and eying the possibilities for exports.
Colombia’s efforts to eradicated Newcastle disease have been recognized by the OIE opening up opportunities to sell into international markets.
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Brazilian egg production to end 2021 at record high

While the Brazilian egg industry may be contending with rising input costs there appears to be no shortage of demand.
Brazilian demand for eggs has been record-breaking this year, and new records are forecast to be set in 2022, yet the sector is not without its difficulties.
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Oversight in the Mexican animal welfare bill

A new animal welfare law underway in Mexico is focused on animals rather than animal agriculture, and is moving forward without consulting veterinarians and the industry

A new animal welfare law underway in Mexico is focused on animals rather than animal agriculture, and is moving forward without consulting veterinarians and the industry.



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BRF poultry volumes rise when compared to Q3 2020

Similar volume growth is reported for BRF pork products

BRF increased its sales volumes for poultry products during the third quarter of fiscal year 2021 when compared to the third quarter of 2020. The company reported its most recent set of quarterly reports on November 10.


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JBS names new global presidents of operations

Company reinstates president of global operations position, which will be shared by André Nogueira and Wesley Batista Filho

JBS is making changes in its global corporate structure which includes appointments to new presidential roles within the company.


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Marigold pigment a lost treasure of Mexican poultry

Mexico is the originator of carotenoids from marigold flowers for broiler skin and egg yolks and once a powerful producer, but now it imports most of its pigment needs
For years and years, the Mexican poultry industry relied on this natural domestic source, to a point that the pigment industry became very prosperous in the 80s and 90s.
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