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France | 4 January 2016
Lithuania suspends some French poultry imports due to bird flu

Lithuania has suspended some imports of poultry from France due to an outbreak of bird flu in that country, informs LETA/BNS. The State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) on December 28 ordered a t...


France | 7 December 2015
Eight countries suspend French poultry imports after birdflu outbreak

Eight countries, including Japan and Morocco, have suspended imports of French poultry after the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus was detected in southwestern France, home to many foie gras and poultry prod...


France | 4 December 2015
Eight countries suspend French poultry imports after birdflu outbreak

Eight countries, including Japan and Morocco, have suspended imports of French poultry after the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus was detected in southwestern France, home to many foie gras and poultry prod...


France | 3 December 2015
Bird flu outbreak hits Dordogne

Thousands of birds have been slaughtered in the Dordogne after two fresh outbreaks of bird flu were detected there earlier this week, bringing the total in the department to three in the past fortnigh...


France | 15 July 2015
French egg body launches promotional campaign

As part of an effort to sell more eggs, supermarkets and hypermarkets across France will begin to distribute a pamphlet designed and made by L’Interprofession des Œufs, which contains information abou...


France | 7 May 2015
French poultry firms fined 15 mln eur for pricing talks

France's competition watchdog fined 23 poultry firms and organisations a total of 15.2 million euros ($17.18 million) on Wednesday for holding meetings between 2000 and 2007 to discuss market prices a...


France | 9 April 2015
Feed companies finance pig and poultry farmers

Feed companies in Brittany, France, are increasingly giving financial support to their main customers, the pig and poultry farmers. Last year, feed producers together offered some €60 million in the s...


France | 25 February 2015
Animine introduces HiZox for poultry feeds

French producer of trace minerals Animine introduces HiZox, a potentiated form of zinc oxide, for poultry feeds. Animine claims HiZox has a positive effect on gut health. HiZox was launched four ye...


France | 23 February 2015
France’s agricultural fair opens amid uptick in industrial farming

French President François Hollande opened the 52nd Agricultural Fair – or Salon de l’Agriculture –on Saturday morning in Paris amid top security. At the crack of dawn, Hollande opened the week-long...