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AVEC General Assembly 2018 - Press release

Date published:  02 October 2018

IPC meeting in Nanjing, China

Date published:  30 August 2018

AVEC is a part of the DELTA FLU Project

Date published:  28 June 2018
Currently, participants of all 10 DELTA-FLU consortium partners and members of the Scientific Advisory Board, the Ethics Committee and the Multi Actor Panel come together to the first Annual Meeting in Rotterdam. All partners give progress reports, results are discussed and next steps and further cooperations are planned. ... read more

AVEC visiting China

Date published:  30 May 2018
20 May 2018 Representatives from AVEC and European Poultry Breeders had an excellent meeting in Shanghai with China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-Products. Many interesting opportunities for cooperation will be explored in the future. ... read more

The Guardian: Chicken safety fear as chlorine washing fails bacteria tests

Date published:  30 May 2018
Only water safe for human consumption can be used to remove surface contamination from poultry carcasses in EU countries. This is not the case in other parts of the world! ... read more

Participation of AVEC to the High-Level Mission of Agricultural Commissioner Hogan to China

Date published:  27 March 2018
Commissioner Phil Hogan will be visiting China in May 2018, accompanied by a business delegation of senior representatives from the European agri-food sector. The poultry sector will be represented by Birthe Steenberg (AVEC secretary general), Gert Ian Oplat ( Nepluvi) Michael Keiser (PHW group). ... read more

AMR a very important issue for AVEC

Date published:  26 March 2018
The European Poultry Sector takes the issue of AMR very seriously and we are ambitious and committed in minimizing the use of antibiotics to as little as possible but as much as necessary. ... read more

Mercosur Negotiation: Where does the chicken meat in your sandwich come from?

Date published:  25 March 2018
The Mercosur negotiations are on their highest and one of the topics in the negotiation is a larger quota for exports of poultry meat from mainly Brazil to the EU. ... read more

The economic and environmental benefits of conventional modern poultry meat production are huge.

Date published:  24 March 2018
This is the outcome of the Study performed by Professor Harald von Witzke entitled Societal benetifs of modern poultry meat production in Germany and the EU – An economic and environmental analysis and authored by Harald von Witzke (HFFA e. V.), Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst (WING, Vechta University) and Steffen Noleppa (HFFA Research GmbH). ... read more

Opportunities for funding in the new EU AGRI Promotion Scheme

Date published:  23 March 2018
EU-funding is provided for information provision and promotion measures concerning agricultural products implemented in the internal market and in third countries with the main objective of enhancing the competitiveness of the Union agricultural sector. ... read more