Chicken

Singapore becomes first country to approve sale of lab-grown chicken meat

Singapore becomes first country to approve sale of lab-grown chicken meat

Eat Just Inc., a California-based food technology company, has announced that its chicken – grown from cultured cells – has...

December 3, 2020

Packaged chicken recalled due to presence of Listeria

Packaged chicken recalled due to presence of Listeria

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall notice for packaged chicken pieces due to the presence...

September 9, 2020

Swedish city dumps chicken manure in park to keep visitors away

Swedish city dumps chicken manure in park to keep visitors away

A number of countries and cities around the world have taken steps to ensure people stay away from public areas...

May 1, 2020

Overturned lorry scatters chickens onto motorway

Overturned lorry scatters chickens onto motorway

A lorry that was reportedly transporting a large number of chickens overturned on the M9 motorway in Co. Waterford yesterday...

April 18, 2018

Homebird range takes off as ‘food miles’ campaign launched

Homebird range takes off as ‘food miles’ campaign launched

The O’Brien family from south Tipperary – who is behind the Homebird brand, which works with Irish farms to source...

January 28, 2018

Chicken enriched with Omega-3 ‘likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression’

Chicken enriched with Omega-3 ‘likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression’

The regular consumption of naturally enriched omega-3 chicken and eggs is likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia...

November 16, 2017

Monaghan farmer named ‘Poultry Grower of the Year’

Monaghan farmer named ‘Poultry Grower of the Year’

A Co. Monaghan farmer has been announced as the inaugural SuperValu and Centra ‘Poultry Grower of the Year’. Pat McGuirk,...

November 5, 2017

The prospects for chicken remain very buoyant

The prospects for chicken remain very buoyant

The global chicken business continues to evolve and grow in all regions, according to Gary Millar – the business development...

November 4, 2017

Expanding the family farm: An African take on dairying

Expanding the family farm: An African take on dairying

Eritrea – that little-known desertified country sitting in the Horn of Africa – remains mysterious to Westerners. However, its dairy...

July 13, 2017

Connacht rugby hero John Muldoon partners with Supermac’s

Connacht rugby hero John Muldoon partners with Supermac’s

Connacht Rugby Captain John Muldoon has teamed up with Supermac’s for the promotion of its fresh range of Irish beef...

July 7, 2017

Manor Farm becomes the first Irish producer to launch omega 3 chicken

Manor Farm becomes the first Irish producer to launch omega 3 chicken

Manor Farm and Tesco Ireland have launched the first omega 3 Irish chicken in Ireland, following a significant period of...

May 19, 2017

Facts and figures: What drives agricultural exports from Brazil?

Facts and figures: What drives agricultural exports from Brazil?

The Brazilian agricultural sector, accountable for approximately 7% of the world’s agribusiness market, has been caught in a storm following...

March 28, 2017

Brazilian beef and poultry industry plunged into major scandal

Brazilian beef and poultry industry plunged into major scandal

Authorities in Brazil have suspended over 30 government officials in response to allegations that some of the country’s biggest meat...

March 18, 2017

Poultry increases in popularity in 2016

Poultry increases in popularity in 2016

The popularity of poultry products, both fresh and chilled, increased significantly last year, according to Bord Bia. Some 52,000t (product...

January 14, 2017

Cavan chicken processor invests €25m into expansion

Cavan chicken processor invests €25m into expansion

Manor Farm is to invest €25m over the next five years to expand the output of its Cavan-based facility. It...

May 1, 2016

Tesco figures show continuing reduction in Campylobacter levels

Tesco figures show continuing reduction in Campylobacter levels

New figures released by Tesco UK show that the retailer is continuing to reduce the levels of Campylobacter in its...

February 28, 2016

Moy Park invests £180,000 at Northern hatchery

Moy Park invests £180,000 at Northern hatchery

Moy Park has invested £180,000 in four revolutionary incubators at its hatchery in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. The new incubators, the...

August 19, 2015

Moy Park becomes official poultry supplier to Ulster Rugby

Moy Park becomes official poultry supplier to Ulster Rugby

Moy Park has teamed up with Ulster Rugby for the upcoming 2015/2016 season as official poultry supplier to the squad....

July 25, 2015