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Trade versus standards: challenges for US, UK

Negotiators from the United Kingdom and the United States have taken up opposing views over chicken and beef standards
Already in the present early stage of trade talks, negotiators from the United Kingdom (UK) and the US have taken up opposing views over chicken and beef.
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European Reference Center for poultry in operation

Following in the footsteps of the pig welfare reference center, this latest European Union initiative will offer scientific findings to poultry and other small animal producers
The European Unions new reference center for poultry welfare has opened, helping to bring science to the welfare debate.
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Neogen acquires Italian food safety company Diessechem

Diessechem’s operations will stay in Milan, and will be managed through Neogen’s European operations
Neogen Corporation has acquired Italy-based Diessechem SRL — a distributor of food and feed safety diagnostics for the past 27 years.
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Avian flu returns to poultry in India, Poland

Taiwan is also dealing with more cases of the virus
Following the end-of-year holidays, official reports have been lodged recording outbreaks of avian influenza in poultry in India, Poland, and Taiwan. The disease has also caused mortality among wild birds in China.
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