Iraq has confirmed the country's first outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry for more than one year. New cases have been reported in Hungary and Taiwan, while veterinary authorities continue to deal with the aftermath of previous avian flu outbreaks in Ireland and the U.S.
In Iran, the coronavirus pandemic has led to such severe shortages of feed that poultry breeders are unable to sell day-old chicks. In other countries—China, the U.S., and the European Union—the poultry industries are experiencing the adverse effects of the disease in contrasting ways.
BRF announced it is hiring more than 2,000 people in an effort to help the company maintain its production and supply levels as global demand for meat and poultry products spikes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The VIV MEA management team has decided to postpone VIV MEA 2020 to August 31 to September 2, 2020, in Abu Dhabi due to the situation report #39 from the World Health Organization published on February 28 in which the risk assessment for the regional level as well as the global level changed from high to very high.
Company says it is planning a ‘sizeable greenfield project’ in Saudi Arabia
February 17, 2020
Ukrainian agrifood company Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) is planning what it refers to as a “sizeable greenfield project” in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as possible expansion projects in Serbia and Croatia.
Maple Leaf Foods CEO Michael McCain took to Twitter to express his anger after the wife and child of a Maple Leaf Foods employee were killed when a Ukrainian International Airlines passenger jet was shot down accidentally after Iran launched attacks on two Iraqi military bases housing American troops.