August 23, 2017  – McDonald’s said Wednesday that it is broadening its move away from serving chicken fed with certain antibiotics.The fast-food titan said it will no longer buy chicken raised in other countries that has been treated with antibiotics also used by humans and deemed important to fighting serious infection.…
A fire that late Tuesday afternoon destroyed a poultry barn just outside Debec in Carleton County. There were no chickens in the barn at 40 Ivey Rd. in Limestone, since the operation was changing stock. Chief Greg Williams of the Debec Fire Department said the call came in around 4 p.m.No one was injured in the blaze, which…
The Crown is seeking a four-year jail term for a former manager of a Coquitlam poultry company who stole $1.9 million from his bosses.In sentencing submissions Thursday, Crown counsel Kevin Marks noted that Bruce Steven Arabsky, 54, had committed his crime against Superior Poultry Processors Ltd. because he was financially…
July 12, 2017, Abbotsford, B.C. - The B.C. SPCA is investigating yet another case of alleged chicken abuse.The latest probe was launched after a concerned citizen in Abbotsford filmed footage of a chicken farm, according to a media release from Animal Justice, a legal advocacy group for animal-welfare cases.On June…
June 8, 2017, Abbotsford, B.C. - Tens of thousands of chickens have died in an Abbotsford, B.C., barnfire.Firefighters were called to the property in the Ross Road area around 1 p.m Tuesday. They arrived to find the two-storey barn fully engulfed by "flames from one end to the other."Assistant fire…
May 24, 2017, Toronto, Ont. - Flashfood, a mobile app allowing grocery locations to sell surplus food directly to consumers at a massive discount prior to discarding, has partnered with Longo's in downtown Toronto for a 3-month beta to reduce their food waste.Flashfood users see deals on perfectly good surplus…
February 16, 2017 – Up to 23,000 chickens are expected to be culled after a suspected case of bird flu in Suffolk. A control zone has been set up around Bridge Farm in Redgrave, UK, after the H5N8 Avian Influenza virus was identified, the government said. READ MORE
The Canadian pickup truck market is huge. It caters to the multiple needs of work, institutional and personal trucks - sometimes all of them in one package. In fact, pickups that serve the workplace and family are becoming the norm – this fact alone makes choosing the right one simply…
February 2, 2017, Atlanta, GA – More than 31,000 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders attended the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) from all over the world. In addition, the show featured more than 533,000 of net square feet of exhibit space and 1,275 exhibitors. Sponsored by the…
Almost twenty years ago the Super Duty line of Ford trucks was born. Built to tackle the biggest jobs that pickups could handle, the Super Duty gained a following right away.  Today, the newest Super Duty introduction is just as important as that original one – because the number of…
After 10 years as editor of Canadian Poultry magazine, I have decided it's time for me to move on to a new adventure.  This decision has been bittersweet; I will greatly miss my colleagues and everyone that I have met in this great industry during my tenure.  When I started…