Safety & Legislation

USA

Perdue Foods recalls 31 tonnes of chicken products

Perdue Foods has recalled approximately 68,244 pounds (30.95 tonnes) of ready-to-eat chicken nugg...


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CANADA

Canada introduces new food safety regulations

Canada's Health Minister, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, announced that the Safe Food for Canadians Reg...


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HONG KONG

Hong Kong suspends poultry imports from a Vietnamese province

Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has sus...


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SOUTH AFRICA

South African meat imports banned in several countries

Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana have banned the imports of meat and animal products fr...


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NIGERIA

Nigeria bans the use of antibiotics in animal feed

There are serious concerns about food-related terminal diseases and death that had become a commo...


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UK

NFU President: "No-deal Brexit appears to be increasingly likely"

Such an exit would simply be catastrophic for Britain and its food and farming sector and the cou...


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MONGOLIA

First case of ASF reported in Mongolia

Mongolian authorities have confirmed an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) on January 9.


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USA

Virulent Newcastle disease confirmed in another commercial chicken flock in California

The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) conf...


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CANADA

PED virus detected in Canadian province

The Alberta Pork Producers Development Corporation said that the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) ...


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CANADA

Canada is changing its Safe Food Regulations

The new law takes effect starting January 15 and improves what is described as "one of the strong...


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