Chicken http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28965/all en US dodges Super Bowl chicken wing shortage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-dodges-super-bowl-chicken-wing-shortage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In the run-up to Super Bowl Sunday, millions of American football fans can rest assured: there is no looming shortage of their beloved chicken wings.</p> <p>The National Chicken Council estimates that the nation will wolf down 1.23 billion chicken wings over Super Bowl weekend, or nearly four wings for each and every American.</p> <p>But fears that restaurants, bars, fast food outlets and supermarkets will run out of the savory snack -- served baked, fried or grilled, most often with ranch or barbecue sauce -- are unfounded, the industry group said Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-dodges-super-bowl-chicken-wing-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chicken Chicken dishes Food and drink AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:45:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742541 at http://www.globalpost.com India's changing appetite throws up meaty issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/indias-changing-appetite-throws-meaty-issues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With German sausages, French duck breasts and homegrown chicken, Francis Menezes is cashing in on the growing appetite for meat among Indians -- even in one of Mumbai's most strictly vegetarian areas.</p> <p>In the upmarket neighbourhood of Malabar Hill, numerous shops, restaurants and even some apartment blocks remain meat-free.</p> <p>But Menezes, co-manager of the Cafe Ridge food store, says he does a brisk trade in "non-veg", especially with those who have studied abroad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/indias-changing-appetite-throws-meaty-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Food and drink Meat Religion Social Issues War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 04:16:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747133 at http://www.globalpost.com India's changing appetite brings up meaty issues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/indias-changing-appetite-brings-meaty-issues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With German sausages, French duck breasts and homegrown chicken, Francis Menezes is cashing in on the growing appetite for meat among Indians -- even in one of Mumbai's most strictly vegetarian areas.</p> <p>In the upmarket neighbourhood of Malabar Hill, numerous shops, restaurants and even some apartment blocks remain meat-free.</p> <p>But Menezes, co-manager of the Cafe Ridge food store, says he does a brisk trade in "non-veg", especially with those who have studied abroad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/indias-changing-appetite-brings-meaty-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Food and drink Meat Religion Social Issues War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:31:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747759 at http://www.globalpost.com China bird flu 'devastates' poultry business http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/china-bird-flu-devastates-poultry-business <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>China's deadly bird flu outbreak has dealt a "devastating" blow to the nation's poultry sector, an industry group said Tuesday, with sales reportedly plunging amid concerns over food safety.</p> <p>Chinese authorities say they do not know how the H7N9 avian influenza -- which has killed seven people and sickened 24 -- is spreading, though it is believed the infection is passing from birds to humans.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/china-bird-flu-devastates-poultry-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agriculture Chicken Poultry AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 04:23:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5806115 at http://www.globalpost.com Namib Poultry weathering competition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/namib-poultry-weathering-competition <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Namib Mills Investment Chief Executive Officer Koos Ferreira has reiterated on Tuesday that Namibia's own large-scale chicken farm, Namib Poultry, is producing quality chickens and free of genetically modified products.</p><P>Speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday, Ferreira said the farm is weathering the pressure of competition in the market, especially on imported chickens from European Union and Brazil.</p><P>“We are a new established poultry farm and we cannot compete with subsidised products in the market,” he said.</p><P>On a question of why Namibian owned chickens are expensive tha</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/namib-poultry-weathering-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broiler Chicken Koos Ferreira Poultry farming Technology Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 07:01:15 +0000 Asianet 5810161 at http://www.globalpost.com French farmers go on egg-breaking spree to protest low prices http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130807/french-farmers-go-egg-breaking-spree-protest-low-prices <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A group of rogue French farmers has gone on a furious egg-breaking rampage, destroying tens of thousands on roads and pledging to smash many more in protest against low prices.</p> <p>"More than 100,000 eggs were destroyed in the Cotes d'Armor (a department in the northwestern region of Brittany)," a spokesman for the unnamed collective of angry poultry farmers, told AFP.</p> <p>Poultry farmers in France have for several months complained of rock-bottom egg prices due to overproduction -- a problem that also affects other countries in the European Union.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130807/french-farmers-go-egg-breaking-spree-protest-low-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Food and drink Politics Poultry farming AFP Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:32:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5904709 at http://www.globalpost.com French farmers on fresh egg-breaking rampage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130808/french-farmers-fresh-egg-breaking-rampage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A group of French farmers has been on another egg-breaking rampage in Brittany, destroying 100,000 outside a tax office a day after a similar protest over low prices.</p> <p>The nebulous collective, which communicates through an unnamed spokesman, has pledged to smash 100,000 eggs in public places every day until the government meets its demands for measures to be taken to raise prices.</p> <p>On Wednesday evening, the farmers went to the town of Carhaix in Brittany in France's northwest and hurled pallets full of eggs from a truck on to the road in front of the tax office.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130808/french-farmers-fresh-egg-breaking-rampage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Food and drink Politics Poultry farming AFP Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:33:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5905341 at http://www.globalpost.com French poultry farmers threaten further egg protests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130813/french-poultry-farmers-threaten-further-egg-protests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French poultry farmers who last week smashed 200,000 eggs in protests over low prices on Tuesday threatened repeat action following talks with the country's agriculture minister.</p> <p>Last week's protests were staged by a collective of militant farmers operating outside the structure of the main unions in the sector.</p> <p>A spokesman for the group, who would only be identified by his first name Sebastien, said: "Prices have to go up. We will allow 15 days for that to happen, otherwise action will resume, we don't know yet what form that will take."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130813/french-poultry-farmers-threaten-further-egg-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Egg Poultry farming AFP Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:32:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5909169 at http://www.globalpost.com Romanian princess among 18 charged in Oregon over cockfighting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130816/romanian-princess-among-18-charged-oregon-over-cockfighting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Teresa Carson</p> <p>PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - A Romanian princess, the daughter of exiled former Romanian King Michael, appeared in a U.S. court on Friday with her American husband on charges related to cockfighting in rural Oregon, authorities said.</p> <p>Irina Walker, 60, was among 18 people charged with holding 10 cockfighting "derbies" in 2012 and 2013, according to the indictment filed in federal district court in Oregon.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130816/romanian-princess-among-18-charged-oregon-over-cockfighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal cruelty Chicken Cockfight Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 17 Aug 2013 03:01:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5911769 at http://www.globalpost.com Report finds contamination in most chicken sold in US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131219/report-finds-contamination-most-chicken-sold-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Almost all of the raw chicken sold in the US contains potentially harmful bacteria such as salmonella and E.coli, according to an analysis by Consumer Reports published Thursday.</p> <p>The magazine tested 316 raw chicken breasts in 26 states and "found potentially harmful bacteria lurking in almost all of the chicken, including organic brands," it said. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131219/report-finds-contamination-most-chicken-sold-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Disaster Food and drink Meat AFP Fri, 20 Dec 2013 02:50:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6025254 at http://www.globalpost.com Biggest cockfighting bust in New York history nets 3,000 birds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140210/biggest-cockfighting-bust-new-york-history-nets-3000-birds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Nine people were arrested and some 3,000 fighting roosters and hens rescued when New York authorities busted a cockfighting ring they said was one of the biggest ever uncovered in the United States.</p> <p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the arrests and said in a statement: "Cockfighting is a cruel, abusive and barbaric practice that tortures animals, endangers the health and safety of the public and is known to facilitate other crimes."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140210/biggest-cockfighting-bust-new-york-history-nets-3000-birds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rights Chicken Social Issues Zoology Thomson Reuters Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:03:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6066354 at http://www.globalpost.com Kroger sued for not telling 'Simple Truth' on chicken labels http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140212/kroger-sued-not-telling-simple-truth-chicken-labels <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By P.J. Huffstutter</p> <p>CHICAGO (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, faces a lawsuit claiming it deceived consumers by marketing a store brand as humanely raised chicken products when the animals were raised under standard commercial farming.</p> <p>The complaint, filed late on Tuesday in Superior Court of California in Los Angeles County, is seeking class-action status against Kroger for allegedly misleading California consumers with claims about the grocer's "Simple Truth" premium-priced store brand of chicken.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140212/kroger-sued-not-telling-simple-truth-chicken-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chicken Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Kroger Social Issues The Kroger Co. Thomson Reuters Thu, 13 Feb 2014 02:49:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6069100 at http://www.globalpost.com Park attends tasting event to boost chicken, duck sales after AI outbreak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140223/park-attends-tasting-event-boost-chicken-duck-sales-after-ai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye ate chicken and duck before cameras Monday in a tasting event aimed at boosting slumping sales of poultry following last month's outbreak of avian influenza.</p> <p>Sales of chicken and duck meat fell sharply in South Korea after last month's AI outbreak, the first since 2011. According to data from the discount store chain Hanaro Mart, which specializes in agricultural, livestock and fisheries products, sales of chicken dropped by as much as 64 percent and duck by as much as 80 percent.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140223/park-attends-tasting-event-boost-chicken-duck-sales-after-ai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Meat Yonhap News Agency Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:17:26 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6079053 at http://www.globalpost.com Park attends tasting event to boost chicken, duck sales after AI outbreak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140223/park-attends-tasting-event-boost-chicken-duck-sales-after--0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye ate chicken and duck before cameras Monday in a tasting event aimed at boosting slumping sales of poultry following last month's outbreak of avian influenza.</p> <p>Sales of chicken and duck meat fell sharply in South Korea after last month's AI outbreak, the first since 2011. According to data from the discount store chain Hanaro Mart, which specializes in agricultural, livestock and fisheries products, sales of chicken dropped by as much as 64 percent and duck by as much as 80 percent.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140223/park-attends-tasting-event-boost-chicken-duck-sales-after--0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken Meat Yonhap News Agency Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:17:26 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6079054 at http://www.globalpost.com Maple Lodge Farms ordered to spend $1 million after chicken cruelty conviction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140328/maple-lodge-farms-ordered-spend-1-million-after-chicken-crue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO - One of the country's biggest chicken producers will have to spend at least $1 million over three years to ensure compliance with federal rules after an Ontario judge convicted it of causing undue suffering to the birds.</p> <p>In a case closely watched by animal-rights groups, Ontario Superior Court Justice Nancy Kastner also fined Maple Lodge Farms $80,000 on two of 20 counts of failing to transport chickens humanely.</p> <p>Kastner placed the company based in Brampton, Ont., on three years probation, suspending the other 18 counts for the duration.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140328/maple-lodge-farms-ordered-spend-1-million-after-chicken-crue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chicken Food and drink Maple Lodge Farms Poultry farming Social Issues Technology The Canadian Press Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:05:40 +0000 The Canadian Press 6107856 at http://www.globalpost.com