News & Updates

  • New avian flu outbreak reported in Taiwan
    Taiwan is the only state to have reported an outbreak of highly avian influenza over the past week. In India, compartmentalization of the poultry industry has been introduced in one state to help reduce the impacts of any future avian flu outbreak, and measures have been ramped up to prevent the spread of the disease in Vietnam, and Belgium. ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-26
  • EUR64m avian flu compensation for Italy’s poultry farmers
    Only in Taiwan has the highly avian influenza virus (HPAI) been reported in the last week. The disease situation in India has been resolved, and farmers in Italy are set to receive financial aid following outbreaks in 2017. ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-22
  • New avian flu cases in Mexico, South Africa, Taiwan
    While the avian influenza situation is reported to have been resolved in the Bulgarian, Iranian and U.S. poultry sectors, new outbreaks have been reported in Mexico, South Africa and Taiwan. ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-15
  • Hong Kong suspends chicken imports from a Mexican state
    Chinese health authorities reported the decision to suspend the chicken imports from a state of Mexico on July 11. ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-11
  • Weather blamed for Taiwan’s spike in avian flu cases
    Eight new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the Taiwanese poultry sector, and the disease has returned to the north of Vietnam. ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-08
  • Taiwan’s battle against avian flu continues
    The only state officially reporting new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) over the past week is Taiwan, but the authorities and poultry farmers in Mexico have been meeting to discuss measures to bring about the control the disease situation across the country. ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-24
  • Mexico, Belgium step up avian flu prevention measures
    After outbreaks of avian influenza in their respective poultry sectors, the veterinary authorities of Mexico and Belgium have introduced new measures aimed at preventing the further spread of the disease. ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-17
  • Mexico raises chicken import quota after more avian flu cases
    Veterinary authorities in China, Mexico and South Africa have reported new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry over the past week. Concerned over the development of the disease in the country, the Mexican government has eased restrictions on the import of chicken meat to prevent future shortages. ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-10
  • Study: Gene editing can control avian influenza
    Gene editing may be able to help control the avian influenza virus in the future, according to the results of new university research. ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-05
  • How the Chinese chicken market is responding to ASF
    China's ongoing African swine fever outbreak and the swine sector's difficulties will provide opportunities for the poultry sector for years to come. ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Avian flu studies reveal climate change impacts, unknown virus presence
    Additional cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been confirmed in the poultry sectors of Nigeria and Taiwan, while a new virus has been detected at live bird markets in Bangladesh for the first time. A health professional considers there may have been more human cases of the disease in Nepal, and disease experts have been examining the likely impacts of climate change on avian flu viruses. ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-31
  • Sunrise Farms sues depopulation, disinfection companies
    Sunrise Farms filed a lawsuit against companies hired by the federal government to depopulate and disinfect its property after highly pathogenic avian influenza was detected at its facility near Harris, Iowa, in 2015. ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-29
  • Mexico, Vietnam report new avian flu outbreaks
    Further cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in poultry in Mexico and Vietnam, and an unusual avian flu virus type has been detected on farms in Belgium. ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-23
  • Researchers study effectiveness of heat treatment of poultry houses
    USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, in which scientists studied the effectiveness of heat treatment of poultry houses. ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Global avian flu situation eases
    Based on official reports received by the global animal health agency, the incidence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry appears to be in decline, although new outbreaks have been confirmed in Nepal and Taiwan. ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-16