News & Updates

  • Top 10 poultry-related articles of March 2020
    See what ten poultry-related articles and blogs were read the most during March 2020. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-02
  • How coronavirus is affecting China’s poultry industry
    The novel coronavirus while not infecting chickens has nevertheless had a significant impact on China's broiler and egg industries. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-31
  • Germany, Hungary, Poland report avian flu in poultry
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in new regions of Germany and Hungary. The virus has also been detected on farms in Poland and South Africa, and the mild form of the disease has been confirmed on five more turkey farms in the U.S. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-26
  • US, China enter into poultry regionalization agreement
    The U.S. and China entered into an agreement that U.S. regions unaffected by highly pathogenic avian influenza or virulent Newcastle disease will still be eligible for the continued international trade of poultry products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced today. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • New avian flu outbreaks impact China, India, Philippines
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the Philippines, the Chinese province of Sichuan, and Karnataka state in India, along with countries in Europe reporting new outbreaks in poultry. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-19
  • Avian flu reported in Taiwanese, central European poultry
    While Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week, outbreaks of the disease have been reported in India, Ireland, and Poland. Two children have been confirmed with flu infections of avian origin. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-12
  • Three avian flu virus types in Taiwan’s poultry
    Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week. Local media and other sources are also reporting further cases in Poland and Vietnam. The disease situation in Hungary and Ukraine appears to have been resolved. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-06
  • Sudden spread of avian flu in Poland, Vietnam
    In Poland and Vietnam, the avian flu situation appears to have deteriorated sharply, as more outbreaks are confirmed in new areas of each country. There are also further cases in Bulgaria and Taiwan, and details have emerged about a recent outbreak in India. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-27
  • Avian flu breaks out in Bulgarian, Vietnamese poultry
    Continuing the recent pattern of outbreaks, highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed for the first time in new areas of Bulgaria and Vietnam. Further cases have also been recorded in the Czech Republic and Taiwan. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • More avian flu outbreaks in Asian, German poultry
    Over the past week, highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in poultry in a second province of China, as well as in several regions of northern Vietnam, and in Taiwan. After an absence of more than three years, the virus has been detected in a German backyard poultry flock. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-13
  • Luggage with dead birds from China seized at US airport
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists recently seized a package of tiny dead birds in a passenger’s baggage at Washington Dulles International Airport. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-12
  • Avian flu returns to Chinese poultry sector
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in poultry in China’s Hunan province, but this will not impact business for a leading exporter of Thai poultry meat. The infection has returned to Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam, and Poland has recorded a further outbreak on a farm. HPAI has been detected in a wild bird in Israel. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-06
  • Ukraine fights avian flu-related poultry export ban
    Ukrainian authorities are in discussion with the European Union to resume poultry meat exports to the region following an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Ukraine. The disease has returned to India, and two new outbreaks have been confirmed in Slovakia. Mild avian flu has been detected in a Danish poultry flock. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-30
  • How biosecurity could prevent the next avian influenza outbreak
    Proper biocontainment will be necessary to protect poultry flocks against avian influenza and other foreign animal diseases, Bill Stanley explained at the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) on Tuesday, January 28, in Atlanta, Georgia. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-29
  • Three more European states report avian flu in poultry
    Over the past week, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in poultry in three central European states for the first time this winter. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-17