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AFIA submits comments on sustainability guidelines

August 20, 2014
AFIA submits comments on sustainability guidelines

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Feed Industry Association recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP) draft guidelines regarding the animal feed supply chain. AFIA was pleased the guidelines seemed well constructed, including their breadth and depth. The report, developed for a...

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Stewardship is NIAA symposium focus

August 20, 2014
Stewardship is NIAA symposium focus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Stewardship is the theme for the 2014 Antibiotics Symposium being hosted by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) on Nov. 12-14 in Atlanta, Ga., at the Crown Plaza Atlanta Midtown hotel. More specifically, the symposium will focus on antibiotic...

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Research offers insight into egg production

August 19, 2014
Research offers insight into egg production

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply (CSES), nearing completion of a two-flock research study to better understand the sustainability impacts of various laying hen housing, including cage-free aviary, enriched cage and conventional cage systems, has released preliminary research results. Over...

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Chicken nugget product recalled

August 19, 2014
Chicken nugget product recalled

WASHINGTON — Perdue in Gainesville, Ga., is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, USDA’s Food Safety &...

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FDA reports positive trends in antimicrobial resistance

August 18, 2014
FDA reports positive trends in antimicrobial resistance

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2011 Executive Report, showing mostly decreasing antimicrobial resistance trends. The annual NARMS...

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Chicken strip products recalled

August 18, 2014
Chicken strip products recalled

WASHINGTON — Oberto’s Brands of Kent, Wash., is recalling approximately 57,578 pounds of chicken strip products due to company quality issues, USDAs Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced....

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