The “train-the-trainer” program teaches local poultry farmers how to produce chickens more efficiently, with particular emphasis on improving biosecurity to help prevent the spread of disease.
October 21, 2016
The World Poultry Foundation (WPF), Stone Mountain, Ga., concluded the second phase of a landmark multi-year project to improve poultry and egg production in Ghana by teaching a small group of producers to train other producers.
More than 20,000 products now carry the blue MSC label and can be traced back to fisheries, which meet the MSC’s world-class standard for sustainable fishing.
October 14, 2016
The volume of MSC-certified catch has increased by 6% since 2014-15, while the MSC-certified supply chain climbed 16% over the same period, according to an annual report published by Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Some American households experience food insecurity at times during the year.
September 22, 2016
This report, “Household Food Security in the United States in 2015,” presents statistics from the survey covering households’ food security, food expenditures and use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2015.
Texas Tech will receive $700,000 to monitor beef, pork and poultry products for pathogens and antibiotic resistance.
September 21, 2016
Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE), Lubbock, Texas, was selected as a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.